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Dorthe Lysgaard

Board Member, Social Capital Fund

Biography

Programme manager, The Danish Foundation, TrygFonden, 2013-
Member of the Board of the Social Capital Fund, 2014-
Member of the advisory board of Social Plus, an Organisation for the promotion of social innovation, 2014-
CEO of the Children's Welfare Organisation in Denmark, 2006-2013
CEO of the Federation of organisations for Rare Diseases, 1998-2006
Head of Department of the Danish Nurses Association, 1991-1998
Ministry of Health, 1982-1991

The Danish foundation TrygFonden works to make Denmark a safer place to be. Our mission is to inspire everyone in Denmark to take responsibility for their own safety as well as that of others. Our efforts are non-profit and our core areas include safety, health and wellbeing. The Foundation will spend 80 million US dollars in 2015 on philantropic Work.

The Social Capital FUnd was established in 2011 by TrygFonden and is the first social venture fund in Denmark. The SOical Capital Fund Invests Capital and competencies in social enterprises that employ disadvantaged people in Denmark.