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About the Money and Pension Panel

Aim

The Money and Pension Panel is appointed by the Danish Parliament (Act No. 576 of 6 June 2007). The Panel is a public information service aimed towards helping consumers with their personal finances.

The Money and Pension Panel: 

  • Works to help danes be better and managing their finances
  • Helps consumers with good advice and free tools for personal finance management
  • Gives free, unbiased and fact-based information to all Danes
  • Uses consumer-based communication through digital media, including social media services like Facebook and Twitter

Organisation

The Danish Financial Supervision Authority (FSA) provides technical and analytical assistance and acts as the secretariat of the Panel.

The FSA is an agency under the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth. 

Chairman and Members

The Money and Pension Panel is composed of a chairman with special and scientific knowledge of consumer research and eight members.

Chairman

  • Carsten Tanggaard, Professor 
    (Appointed by the Minister for Business and Growth) 

Members

  • Jeanne Blyt, Office Manager (The Danish Bankers Association)
    (Nominated by The Danish Securities Dealers Association & The Danish Bankers Association)
  • Anna Marie Schou Ringive, Financial advisor
    (Nominated by The Danish Shareholders Association) 
  • Vagn Jelsøe, Vice President 
    (Nominated by The Danish Consumer Council) 
  • Troels Hauer Holmberg, Senior Economic Advisor 
    (Nominated by The Danish Consumer Council)
  • Carsten Andersen, Vice President 
    (Nominated by Danish Insurance Association) 
  • Nina Trolle Boldt, Chief legal adviser 
    (Nominated by The Danish Investment Fund Association) 
  • Lotte Mollerup, Department Head 
    (Nominated by The Association of Danish Mortgage Banks)
  • Michael Budolfsen, Vice President (FTF) and
    Ingerlise Buck, Consultant (LO) on a two-year rotation
    (Nominated by The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations, The Danish Confederation of Trade Unions  and Confederation of Professionals in Denmark)

Secretariat

  • Louise Skjødsholm
    Head of section
    Phone: +45 33 55 83 06
    E-mail: lsh@ftnet.dk
  • Morten Holm Steinvig
    Head of section
    Phone: +45 33 55 84 37
    E-mail: mhs@ftnet.dk

Reports

Report by the Committee of the Money and Pension Panel on pensions. The report offers recommendations for a default option for labour-market pensions, and gives a comprehensive description of the Danish pensions system.

Full report (pdf)

Summary of the report from the Committee of the Money and Pension Panel on pensions:

Summary (pdf)

Campaigns

The Money and Pension Panel's campaign "Broke - avoid petty debts" (Fall 2011):

Summary (pdf)  

Studies

The Money and Pension Panel's Consumers Barometer (February 2009):

Fact sheet (pdf)

The Money and Pension Panel's study of 18-25 year-old's consumer loans and savings (October 2008):

Fact sheet (pdf)