Petrina Knowles Gjelstrup

Executive Leadership Team, People & Organisation
Chief People Officer

Petrina joined the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings in May 2019 as Head of People & Organisation, responsible for the People and Organisation agenda eg. organizational development processes, leadership development, compensation and benefits, talent attraction and performance management.

Prior to joining the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings, Petrina was the Global Head of HR in the COO area of Danske Bank. Other previous employments include positions at Carlsberg Group as HR Development Director, A.P. Møller-Maersk as General Manager and TDC as Chief Consultant.

Petrina holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Psychology from Aarhus University.