Carsten Topholt

CFO at TV 2 Danmark

Carsten Topholt is currently the CFO at TV 2 Danmark. Prior to this position, they worked as the vicedirektør/deputy general manager at Slots- og Kulturstyrelsen/Agency for Culture & Palaces from September 2014 to December 2016. Their responsibilities there included financial management, performance management and data based governance, and big data, analysis & digitisation. From January 2017 to December 2019, they worked as an associate partner/senior manager at McKinsey & Company, where they managed the McKinsey Public Sector Hub. Carsten was also a consultant at McKinsey from September 2007 to September 2009, working in the public sector, transportation & logistics, pharma, and FMCG industries. From October 2009 to January 2012, they worked as a chefkonsulent/executive consultant at Finansministeriet - Danish Ministry of Finance on strategic & cost saving initiatives, governance of state owned enterprises, infrastructure & transportation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Carsten also served as the head of section at Finansministeriet from January 2005 to December 2007 and as a board member at Nordic Culture Fund from September 2014 to December 2016.

Carsten Topholt has a background in high performance leadership from IMD, and has a Master of Arts in philosophy and mathematics from Københavns Universitet - University of Copenhagen. Carsten is also a CFA candidate and has managerial accounting and financial control from The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Lastly, they have a M.Sc. in political science from Københavns Universitet - University of Copenhagen.

They work with Lotte Køhler Lindegaard - Chief Content Officer, Lars Novrup - People & Culture Director, and Hanne Sønderby - Corporate Legal Counsel. Carsten Topholt reports to Anne Engdal Stig Christensen, CEO.



  • CFO

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