Ramboll Head Office in Copenhagen

Ramboll Head Office

The Foundation awards donations for:

  • Research and education, in particular within science and engineering
  • In addition the Foundation aims to help current and former employees and their families in difficult circumstances
  • The Foundation also supports charities and humanitarian aid.
Rambøll Fonden (herafter called Ramboll Foundation) was established in 1972 by the founders of Ramboll. Børge Johannes Rambøll and Johan Georg Hannemann and three other partners. It was their wish to ensure long-term existence of the company for the benefit of the Ramboll Group employees.

The Ramboll Foundation is the main owner of Ramboll Group A/S. The Foundation is the majority shareholder in the Ramboll Group and owns more than 97.7% of the shares. The remainder are owned by Ramboll employees.

According to the Ramboll Foundation’s Charter, the purpose of the Foundation is to own and support Ramboll Group A/S and to ensure the financial and commercial continuance and development of Ramboll Group A/S and its affiliated companies or associates in such a way that as many employees as possible can experience an exciting and inspiring workplace in a long-term perspective.

"The ownership of Ramboll has an eternal perspective."

- Flemming Bligaard Pedersen
Former Chairman of the Ramboll Foundation, Former CEO, Ramboll Group

Flemming Bligaard Pedersen, former Chairman of the Trustees gives his take of what it means being an active owner in this article.