Henrik Bach Nielsen



Born on 12 July 1966, in Herning, Denmark. Elected to IIHF Council in 2012. Re-elected in 2016. Elected as Vice-President Europe & Africa in 2021.

Bach Nielsen served as a board member of Danish club AaB Aalborg for five years until 2005 when he was elected to the Board of the Danish Ice Hockey Association. In 2007, he was elected President of the Danish Ice Hockey Association.

Bach Nielsen was a member of the Danish Sport Confederation's Media Committee 2006-2010. In 2008, he was appointed to the IIHF Facility Committee. Bach Nielsen is educated in Political Science and has held executive positions in a major Danish broadcaster company. Currently, he is the owner and president of a real estate development company.