Institut for Virksomhedsledelse

Pernille Kallehave

Administrativ leder

Curriculum Vitae

Advisor, External Funding

Department of Management, Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University

January 2017 - present

Director of Development, ICOA

Aarhus University, Business and Social Sciences

December 2010 – December 2016

I work as Director of Development at the research centre ICOA - Interdisciplinary Center for Organizational Architecture at Aarhus University, Aarhus BSS. See more about our interdisciplinary research at

I work closely with researchers from many disciplines, international organizations, business and funding partners to create innovative platforms and partnerships for cooperation and knowledge development.

One of my major projects is the Maasai Mara Science and Development Initiative. Here I am the Program Director. I work with an interdisciplinary team of researchers from Aarhus University, University of Nairobi, Maasai Mara University and a number of local stakeholders in the Maasai Mara, Kenya to develop a research and knowledge exchange platform for the challenges of the Maasai Mara. 
You can

Other research communities that I facilitate:
The Organizational Design Community:
UN PRME contact person (till 2016)

Director of Communications, External Relations and Development

Aarhus School of Business, Aarhus University

September 2001 – December 2010  (9 years 4 months)

Since 2001 I have developed/started up a range of concepts. 

  • ASB Carreer Center (concept, funding, partnerprogramme, management - now AU Career)


  • ASB Alumni (concept, funding, management - now AU Alumni)

  • ASB Mentorprogramme (concept, funding, partnersearch. Now part of AU Carreer)

  • ASB CAST (concept, partnering, implementation. Now part of AU Communication)


  • ASB MORNING (concept, marketing.)

Communication platform and services (brand platform, implementation of new visual identity, communication infrastructure and processes).

Since 2009 responsible for the strategic theme "sustainable growth through innovation" at the former Aarhus School of Business; development of a sustainable organization, research, programmes, culture at the business school.

Director/Head of Aarhus Office Innovation

September 2000-September 2001

Digital IPR advisor. 

Preliminary business plan assessment of digital entrepreneurs. Investment contracts. Board member eg. at

Director of Communications

Catenas Inc. London

September 1999-September 2000


The Danish Technological Institute

March 1992 – September 1999  

I worked with development projects (EU and Government funded) in the area of E-learning. My focus was on copyright issues related to new media and the web. I developed an online copyright consultancy service for educational instititutions and wrote and edited some books on this topic.
This led me to more commercial issues working with business strategy for e-business and I was shortly in charge of developing the e-business business area for DTI.
I started the Danish Escrow Institute together with lawyer Hanne Bender and later worked for Teknologisk Innovation assessing e-business business ideas.
Member of several boards eg. Mouse House and Space Invaders.


Danmarks Radio

June 1987 – June 1990 (3 years 1 month)

While still studying law at Aarhus university, I worked full time at DR doing a weekly television programme for youngsters - ZIG ZAG.
I worked as television hostess, programme editor and journalist and did 97 programmes.