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Erik Brøgger Rasmussen

State Secretary / Chief Operating Officer (COO)


2019- State Secretary / Chief Operating Officer (COO), Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2018-2019 Head of Department (acting), IT, MFA Denmark 
2017-2018 Head of Department, Finance, MFA Denmark
2016-2017 Head of Department, Development Policy and Financing, MFA Denmark
2015-2016 Head of Department, Technical Advisory Services, MFA Denmark
2013-2015 Head of Mission, Chargé d´Affaires e.p., Danish Embassy Office, Harare, Zimbabwe
2013 Interim Danish Representative to the Palestinian Authority, Ramallah, Palestine
2010-2013 Deputy Head of Mission, Royal Danish Embassy, Warsaw, Poland
2008-2010 Deputy Head of Development Policy Department, MFA Denmark
2007-2008 Senior Advisor, Development Assistance Budget, MFA Denmark
2005-2007 Head of Section, Aid Effectiveness, MFA Denmark
2002-2005 1st Secretary (Private Sector Development), Royal Danish Embassy, Accra, Ghana
2001-2002 Head of Section, Trade and Development, MFA Denmark
1999-2001 Head of Section, Desk Officer Burkina Faso, MFA Denmark
1999 Head of Section, Peace and Stability Department, MFA Denmark
1997-1999 JPO, UNDP Thailand
1996-1997 JPO, UNDP Guyana
1994-1996 Head of Section, International Affairs, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Denmark
1993 Coordinator, Technology Assessment, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium



1994 Master, Development Economics, University of Copenhagen
1991 Academy of Physical Education, Ollerup, Denmark
1990 Bachelor, Economics, University of Copenhagen


Born on June 3rd 1968