Lars was appointed in 2013 member of a committee created by the Minister of Business and Growth of the Danish government that will work on a new legal framework and other institutional support structures for social enterprise in Denmark.
- In 2004-05 he was the first international coordinator of CINEFOGO-Network of Excellence, an international cross-disciplinary network funded by the EU, Sixth Framework Programme.
- He has been a visiting scholar at Harvard University (2004), University of California (1998) and University of Mannheim (1992).
- He was a research consultant to the Danish Ministry of Social Affairs between 1990 and 1998 and former President of the Danish Sociological Association.
- He is also the study director of RUC’s MA in Social Entrepreneurship and Management.