Ambassador of Denmark
Lars Gert Lose is the current Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. Prior to arriving in Washington he held the position as Permanent Under-Secretary of State, where he served as Chief Adviser on Foreign Affairs to Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt.
Ambassador Lose has had a long career within the Danish Foreign Ministry. He started his career in 1997 by becoming Head of Section in the EU Coordination Office. Since then, he has held a range of high-level positions within the MFA: such as Private Secretary to Minister for Foreign Affairs Per Stig Møller (2004-2008) and Head of the Foreign Minister’s Office (2008-2011).
Ambassador of Denmark to the United States, The Embassy of Denmark, Washington DC, USA
Ambassador, Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Chief Advisor of Foreign Affairs to the Prime Minister
Ambassador, Political Director, Under-Secretary for Global Politics & Security
Ambassador, Under-Secretary for Global Security
Ambassador, Head of Foreign Minister’s Office including Chief of Public Relations
Head of Department, Head of Foreign Minister’s Office including Chief of Public Relations (as of March 2010 for Minister for Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen)
Private Secretary to Minister for Foreign Affairs Per Stig Møller
First Secretary, Economic and Political Affairs, Danish Embassy in Paris
Head of Section for European Policy Office
Head of Section for Southern Africa Office
Head of Section for EU Coordination Office
Employed at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Cand. Scient. Pol., University of Aarhus
MA in International Relations, University of Warwick, England
The Ambassador is married to Ulla Kølvraa Rønberg and they have 3 children.
February 13, 2018 at the The Hay-Adams Hotel