Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen
Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen has been CEO of Movia since 2009. Movia is the largest Public Transport Authority (PTA) in Denmark and transports approx. 215M passengers annually. Movia is owned by the 45 municipalities and 2 regions on Zealand and is responsible for all bus operations, local railway services and demand-responsive transport in Copenhagen and Zealand. Furthermore Ms. Pedersen is the Board Chair of FlexDanmark, a demand response transportation system and the rail company Lokaltog A/S.
In November 2019 Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen was elected as president of the Association of European Metropolitan Transport Authorities (EMTA).
Prior to her time with Movia, Ms. Pedersen had a long career in public administration, latest as Head of Department in the Ministry for Transport and Building from 2005-2009. Before this she worked in the Ministry of Finance and as personal secretary to Danish prime minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen. Dorthe Nøhr Pedersen obtained a Master of Science (MSc) in Political Science from Aarhus University.