Date of Birth: 27 February 1949
Association president since: 2002
• A detective inspector with the Danish police, Allan Hansen was a player in his younger days, graduating to become an administrator at local, then regional and finally national level – serving as chairman of the local association in Funen before joining the Danish Football Association (DBU) board in 1997.
• The DBU president since 2002, he has served as a member of the UEFA National Teams Committee, vice-chairman of the UEFA Referees Committee and as a member of the FIFA Associations Committee, joining the UEFA Executive Committee in 2009.
• A keen reader, Hansen believes football is a tool to bring people together, saying: "Football is a universal language which can be spoken by every one of us. The language is the fun, enjoyment and team spirit that derive from the game. It is not just a game around the world: football means hope for many and pleasure for a good many more."
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