Female Board Pool is for the first time offered in Copenhagen. KMP+House of Mentoring has partnered with the organiser Maison du Coaching Mentoring et Consulting and our director Kirsten M. Poulsen will be speaking at the first seminar in Copenhagen.

Read more about the initiative on this page.

There is an Early bird registration price of 725 euro until 15 December 2019


GOVERNANCE SEMINAR in Copenhagen on Wednesday, January 29th, 2020

Venue:    Copenhagen Mariott Hotel, Kalvebod Brygge 5, 1560 Copenhagen V

Our initiative in Denmark

The Female Board Pool is a platform that serves to establish contact between experienced/future female independent directors and companies in Denmark and other European countries like Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, Belgium and The Netherlands. The Female Board Pool is connected internationally and based on the research of the Center for Corporate Governance at the University of St. Gallen/Switzerland under the responsibility of its Managing Director, Prof. Dr. oec. Martin Hilb,

The Initiative is managed outside Switzerland by the Luxembourg Non-Profit Organisation Maison du Coaching, Mentoring et Consulting a.s.b.l

Our Goal

The Female Board Pool Initiative aims to contribute to a substantial increase in the percentage of competent and committed women on Board of Directors in Europe. This goal is to be achieved by:

  • Finding
  • Promoting
  • Networking and “matching” of female independent directors

Our Services

  • FBP-Network platform for female candidates,
  • Networking for matching with profit and non-profit organisations searching for female board candidates,
  • Research on the latest results about Corporate Governance,
  • Professional support for the female board candidates through Mentoring and Coaching,
  • Consulting to profit and non-profit organisations based on the Diversity Optima Principle of Prof. Dr. oec. Martin Hilb.


The Female Board Pool has a representative database of interested and competent female candidates in Luxembourg, Germany, Austria and soon also in Denmark.

If you are interested in our non-profit Initiative and would like to register your profile in our confidential database, please register in one of our Female Board Pool – Corporate Governance seminars which are organised now also in Copenhagen.

→ Next seminar day: 29.01.2020

Price:incl. registration in the confidential database and potential “matching” : 775 € 

Early bird registration 725 € until 15.12.2019.

For registration or further questions please contact us under info@femaleboardpool.eu



08:30 Registration and welcome. 
09:00 Presentation of the Female Board Pool initiate and the agenda

Ms. Rita KNOTT, Director of the Female Board Pool in the EU

09:40 New Corporate Governance: the Board as a directing and controlling team

Prof. Dr. Martin HILB, Managing Partner of the International Center for Corporate Governance, University St. Gallen/Switzerland

10:50 Coffee break
11:15 Legal framework of corporate governance

Ms. Therese Strand, Assistant Professor,  Copenhagen Business School , Center for Corporate Governance, Denmark

12:30 Lunch and networking
14:00 Learning from other countries: best practices, challenges and success recipes for leading women

Ms. Hanna PRI-ZAN, Chairperson Board of Directors, Peilim, Israel

14:45 Mentoring for senior leadership and board positions

Kirsten M. POULSEN, Director of KMP+ House of Mentoring, Copenhagen, Denmark

15:30 Coffee break
16:00 Next steps – strategic action plan for the seminar participants and closing discussion in the plenum

Ms. Rita KNOTT, Director of the Female Board Pool in the EU

17:00 End of the Female Board Pool Seminar

The Initiative Female Board Pool is affiliated to the Female Board Pool at the IMP of the University St. Gallen/Switzerland. It is an initiative of the International Center for Corporate Governance, for which Rita Knott is the associate for Luxembourg.


The Female Board Pool in the European Union is organised by:

Maison du Coaching Mentoring et Consulting a.s.b.l. Rita Knott, Programme Director Female Board Pool

23, Cité Aline Mayrisch

L-7268 Bereldange

Phone : +352 339 037

Mobile : +352 621 543 211

Fax : +352 333 159

E-Mail for registration to the seminar:



Please note, KMP+ House of Mentoring is not the facilitator of this event. Therefore all communication regarding the event must be directed to the organiser of the seminar.

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