Lars Leopold Hinrichsen

Executive vice president at Danish Technological Institute, DMRI

Dr. Lars Hinrichsen has a background as food scientist and holds a PhD in meat technology from The University of Copenhagen and an executive MBA in innovation management from the Technical University of Denmark. Dr. Lars Hinrichsen has a strong interest in innovation and automated industrial production and has throughout his carrier worked with the scientific, technological as well as practical aspects of the food industry. With more than 25 years of industrial experience from the international food sector Dr. Lars Hinrichsen has a comprehensive view of what it takes to convert scientific discoveries into business value knowing both the industrial demand, the dynamic business environment and the long term strategic research in the public sector. Dr. Lars Hinrichsen holds various honorary positions in boards and committees, and is chairman of the scientific committee in the International Meat Secretariat.