Mr Pedersen has a Master's degree in Economics from Aarhus University in 1998. Today, he serves as a senior economist in the competition group at Copenhagen Economics after joining the company in 2005. Previously, he served as a special adviser at the Danish Competition Authority where he worked with a large number of competition policy issues. In selected cases, he has advised Greenland's competition authority.
During his professional career, he has gained broad experience within the field of competition economics, covering a wide range of industries, including in particular banking, insurance and air transport.