Christian is in charge of all upstream R&D activities that supports the development of new grass varieties and solutions through DLF’s global breeding setup. With a previous position as head of turf breeding for Greater Europe, Christian is well-acquainted with any topic related to turf development. He has pioneered the implementation of a number of cutting-edge technologies into modern grass breeding, such as genomic selection, remote sensing, advanced root- and drought screening. He holds a master of science and a PhD from the Agricultural University of Copenhagen in plant molecular biology. He is currently board member in the International Turfgrass Society (ITS).