As a thought leader Kristine Sørensen is committed to advance the global scope of health literacy. Her educational background is in medicine, public health and global health diplomacy. Kristine Sørensen is the founding director of the Global Health Literacy Academy, Denmark. She is the first President of the International Health Literacy Association and Executive Chair of Health Literacy Europe. She is also a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Technical Advisory Group on Health Promotion in the SDGs.
Kristine Sørensen is the focal point for Health Literacy Europe – a network for advancing European health literacy. She is member of the global advisary boards of the Asian Health Literacy Association (TW), Bridge4Health (CA), Health Literacy for Children and Adolescence (DE), Health Literacy at the Work Place (DE) and GeWinn (DE). She is also appointed for the Board of Commissioners of Kindante (NL) and active member of Rotary International.