Thor Danielsen
IWA Emerging Water Leader & Planner HOFOR A/S


Thor works as a planner within urban drainage and climate adaptation at the utility company HOFOR, which serves the greater Copenhagen metropolitan area in Denmark. His job includes project management, strategic planning for the future drainage system, and planning of specific climate adaptation projects. I have previously worked on drinking water distribution, asset management, and leakage control.

He is currently on the board of the Danish YWP country chapter steering committee and leads working groups on education and career (

Thor currently serves on the IWA Emerging Water Leaders Steering committee as the YWP chapter coordinator