Otto Brøns-Petersen is the Director of Analysis at Center for Political Studies (CEPOS), a Copenhagen based public policy research institution and member of EPICENTER. His main areas of public policy expertise are economic policy, climate and energy economics, tax policy, economic growth, and financial regulation. Otto has published on a wide number of subjects in economics, public policy, political science, and political philosophy. He is a regulator columnist for two of Denmark’s major newspapers, Berlingske Tidende and Jyllands-Posten.
He is a former Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Danish Ministry of Taxation, in charge of tax and general economic policy. Previously, he has been a Director for Economic Analysis at the Ministry of Taxation and a Director of Structural Economic Policies and Public Finances at the Ministry of Economic Affairs. He has also taught at the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business School.
Otto holds an MA in economics from the University of Copenhagen.