"They say that when you come to Vietnam, you understand a lot

in a very short time. The rest has to be lived."

- Graham Greene





Born 1 June 1955 in Denmark


1979: B.A. contemporary history, University of Copenhagen


1980-1994: Journalist for various publications


1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1994: Work assignments in Vietnam


1994: Head of Section, Policy Dept. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark


1995: Head of Section, Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for development programmes in Thailand, Indonesia and Cambodia.


1996-1999: First Secretary, Embassy of Denmark, Dhaka


1999-2002: Secretary to the Minister for Development Cooperation


2002: Head of Section, The Danish Trade Council


2002-2006: Counselor, Embassy of Denmark, Ha Noi


2006- : Managing Director, Mascot International Vietnam and Mascot Int. Laos (2013-)


2011: Recipient of His Royal Highness Prince Henrik's Medal of

Honour in Recognition of Outstanding Services in Relation to the Trade Relations Between Denmark and Vietnam


2018: Recipient of Commemorative Medal, issued by the Minister of Planning and Investment, Government of SR Vietnam


Residing in Hanoi since 2002




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