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Meet the Ambassador

H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg is the Danish Ambassador to the United States. The Ambassador represents the government of Denmark in the United States.

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Ambassador Lone Dencker Wisborg is the Ambassador of Denmark to the United States at The Embassy of Denmark in Washington, DC. Most recently, she held a position as State Secretary and Chief Operating Officer in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ambassador Wisborg has also been Ambassador of Denmark to Spain (2011-2015).

Ambassador Wisborg has been with the Danish Foreign Service for more than 25 years and held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She held a position as; State Secretary for Foreign Policy (2015-2017), Under-Secretary for Global Security (2009-2011) and Head of Department for Security Policy (2007-2009) both in Copenhagen.

Ambassador Wisborg also held a position as Chief Operating Officer for the Bikuben Foundation (2006-2007), prior to that she served as; Deputy Head of Mission at the Embassy of Denmark in Warsaw (2004-2006) and as Private Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Affairs (2001-2003). Before that, she served as; Head of Section in the International Department of the Danish Parliament (2001-2003), First Secretary at the Embassy of Denmark in Tallinn and Head of Section in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ambassador Wisborg holds a Master of Law from Aarhus University and the Ambassador has a teenage son.

contact

 

Ms. Lone Dencker Wisborg
Ambassador
Chief of Mission

 

Ms. Nina Severin 
Senior Executive Assistant to the Ambassador
Tel: (202) 797-5356
Fax: (202) 328-1470
ninsev@um.dk

 

 

Press Inquiries

 

Department of Press, Culture & Public Diplomacy

 

Mr. Rasmus Strøyer Christophersen

Head of Public Diplomacy, Press & Culture

Tel: (202) 797-5362

rasmch@um.dk

 

Ms. Lone Kanaskie

Program & Event Manager

Tel: (202) 797-5320

lonkan@um.dk