Graduated from Copenhagen University, the Medical Faculty, in 1986 she became specialist in internal medicine in 1995.
Following 12 years employment at university hospitals in the Copenhagen area she joined the Danish Medicines Agency in 1998 and was appointed Chief Medical Officer in 2002.
She was member of the Pharmacovigilance Working Party 1998 – 2012 and of the Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee from July 2012 until February 2019.
Her experiences cover all aspects of pharmacovigilance, including the legal framework, scientific and strategic aspects and communication.
In 2007 she achieved a master degree in public administration from Copenhagen Business School. In March 2019 she founded the independent consultancy Unique Advice, specialized in pharmacovigilance.