Consul General in New York, Ambassador Jarl Frijs-Madsen.
- The relations between Denmark and the great city of New York are close and extremely diversified, says Consul General of Denmark in New York, Ambassador Jarl Frijs-Madsen.
- We have a common agenda in a number of fields, such as climate, energy and creating green growth through clean tech; modern art and design and our passion for healthy living and high quality food. My goal is to deepen and expand our cooperation in these fields together with my competent and highly motivated team.
About the Consul GeneralJarl Frijs-Madsen comes from a position as Under Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment and Head of the Trade Council of Denmark, where he was responsible for Denmark’s trade promotion, investment promotion (Invest in Denmark) and trade policy. In this capacity, Jarl Frijs-Madsen was also a part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Corporate Management Committee.
Jarl Frijs-Madsen has been working with trade and investment promotion in the MFA since 1999. In 2006, he became part of the executive management of the Trade Council, and he headed the organization from 2009.
Previously, Jarl Frijs-Madsen worked with the Middle East peace process and Central and Eastern Europe. He also posted as 1st embassy secretary in Bonn, Germany. Finally, he worked in the private sector twice (consulting and finance).
Jarl Frijs-Madsen holds a Master of Economics from the University of Copenhagen and has an Executive Certificate in Management (MBA-level) from Henley.
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