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Erik Brøgger Rasmussen, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations.

Erik Brøgger Rasmussen
Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations.

Professional experience:
2019: State Secretary / Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2018-2019: Head of Department (acting), IT, MFA Denmark

2017-2018: Head of Department, Finance, MFA Denmark

2016-2017: Head of Department, Development Policy and Financing, MFA Denmark

2015-2016: Head of Department, Technical Advisory Services, MFA Denmark

2013-2015: Head of Mission, Chargé d’Affaires e.p., Danish Embassy Office, Harare, Zimbabwe

2013: Interim Danish Representative to the Palestinian Authority, Ramallah

2010-2013: Deputy Head of Mission, Royal Danish Embassy, Warsaw, Poland

2008-2010: Deputy Head of Development Policy Department, MFA Denmark

2007-2008: Senior Advisor, Development Assistance Budget, MFA Denmark

2005-2007: Head of Section, Aid Effectiveness, MFA Denmark

2002-2005: 1st Secretary (Private Sector Development), Royal Danish Embassy, Accra, Ghana

2001-2002: Head of Section, Trade & Development, MFA Denmark

1999-2001: Head of Section, Desk Officer Burkina Faso, MFA Denmark

1999: Head of Section, Peace and Stability Department, MFA Denmark

1997-1999: JPO, UNDP Thailand

1996-1997: JPO, UNDP Guyana

1994-1996: Head of Section, International Affairs, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Denmark

1993: Coordinator, Technology Assessment, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium


1994: Master, Development Economics, University of Copenhagen

1991: Academy of Physical Education, Ollerup, Denmark

1990: Bachelor, Economics, University of Copenhagen

Born on 3 June 1968