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Department of Trade, Export & Innovation

Welcome to the Trade, Export and Innovation Section of the Embassy

The Embassy of Denmark in Washington, D.C. has a highly specialized commercial expertise in the following areas:

  • Health care, pharmaceuticals and medical devices 
  • Defense, Homeland Security and other government related markets and industries  
  • The World Bank and the Inter-American Development Bank 
  • Network building between Danish and American companies 
  • Food, agriculture and fisheries

Please contact our staff listed. We are here to assist, help and promote.

For more information about Danish trade and investment promotion activities in the United States, click here.


Try networking over the Atlantic!

American Danish Business Council

The American-Danish Business Council is an unique, transatlantic networking community for companies on both sides of the ocean.
For more information about the ADBC click here - or call +1 (202) 797-5326.



Mr. Jess Møller Knudsen
Trade Counselor
Tel: (202) 797-5326


Mr. Troels Vensild
Minister Counselor

(Agriculture & Food)
Tel: (202) 797-5341


Ms. Elizabeth Dempsey Becker
Senior Commercial Advisor

(Health & Life Sciences)
Tel: (202) 797-5310 


Mr. Andrew Christopher Kessler

Senior Commercial Advisor (Waste, Recycling and Biogas)

Tel: (202) 797-5323


Mr. Jakob Bjerregaard

Senior Commercial Advisor (District Energy)

Tel: (202) 797-5314


Mr. Niels Frederik Malskær

Commercial Advisor (District Energy)

Tel: (202) 797-5318


Ms. Heidi Roborg Storgaard

Commercial advisor (Energy & Environment)

Tel: (202) 797-5313


Ms. Tine Hasling Rasmussen

Junior Commercial Advisor (Agriculture & Food)

Tel: (202) 797-5311


Ms. Louise Hansen

Junior Commercial Advisor (Waste, Recycling and Biogas)

Tel: (202) 704-8728


Mr. Hjalte Svend Paaske
Trainee (American-Danish Business Council)
Tel: (202) 465-0848

Ms. Linnea Haahr Rindorf
Trainee (Trade & Export Promotion)
Tel: (202) 531-8738