Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear Members of the American-Danish Business Council, As of April 1, 2019, I can officially announce that I have assumed the position of Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. With this honor it is my privilege and pleasure to be selected as Chairman of American-Danish Business Council. In this new role, I wish to …Continue reading »

American-Danish Young Professionals puts spotlight on Scandinavian Innovation and Design

On April 30, the American-Danish Young Professionals hosted a Young Professionals event with focus on Scandinavian Innovation and Design. The venue was the offices of Axis Communications in Arlington and it was organized in collaboration with the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce and the Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce. At the event, Andrew Dunn, President for Mobile …Continue reading »

Trade Policy event with ADYP at the Royal Norwegian Embassy

The Norwegian-American Chamber of Commerce, Mid-Atlantic Chapter (NACC-MA), The Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce DC, and the American-Danish Business Council (ADBC) hosted an afternoon visit to the Royal Norwegian Embassy on March 7. The event centred on trade policy, and the Minister Counselor of Economic Affairs, Ms. Kristin Hansen and Counselor for Trade and Industrial Affairs, …Continue reading »

Greetings from the acting Ambassador

Dear Members of the American-Danish Business Council, As acting Ambassador and temporary Chairman of the ADBC, I want to thank all of you for your continual collaboration and engaging work towards increasing bilateral trade and partnerships between the United States and Denmark. 2018 was a notable year for the ADBC and I have no doubt …Continue reading »

American-Danish Young Professionals Network – a formal introduction

As you all might already been aware of, the ADBC officially launched an affiliated network for young professionals in the beginning of 2018, called American-Danish Young Professionals or simply ADYP. The ADYP provides aspiring young professionals under the age of 35 with unique networking opportunities and professional events that contribute to their development. The networks …Continue reading »

Relaunch of the Congressional Friends of Denmark Caucus

On Wednesday, February 6, the Embassy and ADBC marked the relaunch of the Congressional Friends of Denmark Caucus for the 116th Congress at a reception in the U.S. Capitol. Keynote speakers were the Danish Foreign Minister, Anders Samuelsen, and Caucus co-chair, Republican Congressman, Tom Cole. The Caucus is the cornerstone of the Embassy’s Congressional outreach …Continue reading »

Greetings from the Ambassador

Dear Members of the American-Danish Business Council, After three and a half extraordinary years in the US, I can now officially announce I will be returning to Denmark on January 1, 2019 to take the position as Permanent Secretary to the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. I feel privileged to have been the Ambassador to …Continue reading »