John Sommer has worked at the forefront of the construction industry in the Nordics and abroad since graduating from the Danish Technical University as a civil engineer in 1992. With experience in the design and construction of manufacturing facilities, data centers and commercial spaces, John brings a wide breadth of knowledge around project management, strategy and business development spanning across various industries. As the Managing Director of the Nordics, John works to further DPR’s international presence throughout the area, including Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden.
Being a person with a sincere desire to make a difference in the world, John was part of establishing the Green Building Council in Denmark and has held multiple board positions.
- Role: Managing Director of the Nordics
- Favorite DPR Core Value: Ever Forward – the way to continuous growth and enjoyment
- What You Love About Construction: The construction industry is the foundation for our civilization and moves societies forward.
- Your Hero: My dad. He taught me to learn and to give.
- Best Vacation Spot: Northern Italy – due to the beautiful places, culture, magnificent food, fantastic people, fabulous lakes and beaches as well as the unique atmosphere.
- Word to the Wise (advice): Love what you do. Do what you love.