Lars Smith is Managing Partner in Odgers Berndtson's Copenhagen office where he specialises in corporate governance, board evaluation and high level assignments in the technology, infrastructure, public, industrial, and energy and renewables sectors. Furthermore, Lars is a part of the Odgers Berndtson Global Tech Practice, Industrial EMEA Practise and Renewable & Cleantech Practice.
In addition, Lars is actively involved in leadership assessment and development. He is a certified coach and has practised as a coach for business leaders and top athletes for several years.
Previously, he worked as CEO and Divisional Director at Siemens IT Solutions & Services. Lars held senior management positions in Siemens Nixdorf Computers and Siemens Business Services in Denmark, and has been one of the driving forces behind Siemens’ position in the IT sector.
Lars holds a Master's Degree in Organisational Psychology from Roskilde University and a Corporate Governance Certificate from INSEAD. He is originally trained as an Electronics Engineer.