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Life at Danske Bank

Who are we in Danske Bank?

Meet some of our cool colleagues from different countries sharing more about life, work and culture in Danske Bank. We are more than 22.000 colleagues who all contribute to a diverse palette of skills and expertise. Learn more about how we give back through voluntary activities and take a look at some of the social activities in Danske Bank. 

Meet our cool colleagues


"I found myself being in the right place at the right time."

Meet Jurgita



"We can be so much better and have much more fun when we are a highly diverse team…"

Meet Dennis



"This is the place! This is where I want to be!"

Meet Ece



"I used to get bored in my jobs really quickly - but not with IT, because things change really fast"

Meet Ona



"One of our ambitions is to ensure that the companies we invest in on behalf of customers make a real difference"

Meet Martin


"A flexible parental leave made the difference for me and my family"

Meet Rune


Our culture

A career with us is an opportunity to join a community of 22,000 colleagues in a culture where we are committed to Teaming Up, Owning It and Being Open. Together, we are on a journey to transform Danske Bank into a better bank. For our customers, our employees and the societies around us.



    We create value for our customers by being one bank

    • We tear down silos to best help our customers
    • We build simple and flexible structures with clear roles and responsibilities in order to work efficiently
    • We seek better ways of working to be agile and team up around shared priorities
    • We share knowledge, using our individual and united expertise to deliver our best
  • OWN IT

    We aim high and take ownership for better results

    • We step up and take ownership for getting things done
    • We champion compliance and apply our knowledge of risk, to safeguard our customers and society
    • We value initiative, trusting each others’ expertise and decisions
    • We continuously seek to improve, to exceed our customers’ expectations 

    We seek potential and make transparency and inclusion a priority

    • We are trust-worthy, steering clear of secrets and speaking up honestly, acknowledging and learning from failing
    • We dig beyond numbers to nurture potential, meeting others with understanding and empathy
    • We embrace diversity to broaden our perspective and lead to better solutions
    • We use the power of finance to strive for sustainable progress

Explore other colleague stories


 "When we use each other's strenghts, we gain so much"Meet Marthine
"I believe diverse perspectives result in better decisions and results"
Meet Carina
 "A good leader simplifies and keeps a helicopter view"
Meet Riikka
"Banks play a critical role in the green transition" Meet Maria
 "I believe, transparency and collaboration is the path to success" Meet Suryadeep


Meet our social communities

We have a wide range of communities in Danske Bank, created and driven by employees. Here are some examples of the communities where colleagues meet and share interests. 

Rainbow networks

Colleagues have established an internal Rainbow Network for for LGBTQ+ and allies* in various countries, including Denmark, Lithuania and Northern Ireland.
*Allies refer to anyone who wants to support the LGBTQ+ agenda, inclusion and diversity in Danske Bank.

How we support the pride

The Nordic Influencers

Colleagues have established a community called 'Nordic Influencers' to influence the strategic and cultural journey across the Nordics. Four of them share how they impact the strategy.

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