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Permanent Representative

Ambassador Kim Jørgensen 

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Born in 1962, married, 3 children

1989                    Master’s degree in History, University of 
                             Copenhagen

1990 – 1992      Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

1992 – 1995       First Secretary, Royal Danish Embassy, Paris

1995 – 1996       Head of Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 
                              Copenhagen

1996 – 1998       European Correspondent, Ministry of Foreign 
                              Affairs, Copenhagen

1998 – 1999       Deputy Head of Department, EU Policy,
                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

1999 – 2001       Counsellor, Royal Danish Embassy, Berlin

2001 – 2005       Head of Department, EU Policy, Ministry of
                               Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2005 – 2006       Head of Department, Security Policy, Ministry
                               of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2006 – 2007       Ambassador, Royal Danish Embassy, Ankara
                               (also accredited to Azerbaijan)

2007 – 2012       Under-Secretary for European Affairs, 
                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2012 – 2013       Under-Secretary for Europe and North America,
                              Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2013 – 2015       State Secretary for Foreign Policy, Ministry of
                              Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2015 –                 Ambassador, Permanent Representative to the
                              EU, Brussels 

Deputy Permanent Representative

Ambassador Vibeke Pasternak Jørgensen

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Born in 1967, married, 3 children 

1992                Master of Law, University of Copenhagen,
                         Denmark

1993                Master of International Law (LL.M), University of
                         Cambridge, UK

1993-1994      Legal Assistant, Trowers and Hamlins Law Firm,
                          London, UK

1994-1998      Head of Section, EU Law, Ministry of Foreign
                          Affairs, Copenhagen

1998-1999      First Secretary, Royal Danish Embassy, Bonn

1999-2001      First Secretary, Royal Danish Embassy, Berlin

2001-2004      Head of Section, EU Coordination, Ministry of
                          Foreign Affairs,  Copenhagen

2005-2009      Counsellor (“Mertens”), Permanent 
                           Representation of Denmark to the EU, Brussels

2009 -2013      Head of Department, European Law, Ministry of
                           Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2013-2015        Head of Department, European Policy, Ministry
                           of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen

2015 –               Ambassador, Deputy Permanent Representative
                           to the EU, Brussels

Representative of Denmark to the Political and Security Comitee of the EU

Ambassador Lisbet Zilmer-Johns

Representative to the Political and Security Committee (PSC)

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Born in 1965, married, two children

EDUCATION
1991              M.Sc., London School of Economics
    
1992              Master of Political Science, Dept. of 
                       Political Science, 
                       University of Copenhagen

2004             Certified project leader (IPMA D-level)

WORK
1992-1995    Head of Section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1995-1997    First Secretary, Royal Danish Embassy, 
                       Buenos Aires

1997-2001    Head of Unit (responsible for ESDP, Danish
                        defence opt out, secretary to Parliament’s 
                        Foreign Policy Committee)

2002-2004    Posted at Danish Institute for International
                         Studies (DIIS)

2004-2005   Coordinator for counterterrorism initiatives, 
                        Chief Adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2005-             Senior Adviser, Foreign, European and Defence
                        Policy Division, Prime Minister’s Office

2007-             Also appointed Security Coordinator

2010-2013    Head of Department, Foreign, European and
                        Defence Policy Division, Prime Minister’s Office

2013- PSC     Ambassador, EU, Bruxelles

LANGUAGES
Danish, English, French, Spanish 

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