Rohrsted, Tue15 November 1939 (Hørsholm (DK))
Hørsholm, 15 novembre 1939
1958 Studentereksamen (A-levels/Lycee/Abitur)
1966 Studies in Japan, 1967 Studies in USA
1968-71 Research assistent, Socialforskningsinstituttet (The Danish Institute for Social Research)
1970-71 Editor Den store Salmonsen, Gyldendal Publishers (editor of encyklopedia)
1971-76 Editor Gyldendal Publishers (a major Danish publishing house)
1976-79 Head of Delegation in Guyana and accredited to CARICOM, the Caribbean Community
1979-81 Head of Delegation in Uganda
1981-86 Head of Delegation in Lesotho
1987-91 Head of Delegation in Kenya and accredited to United Nations Environment Program (UNEP)
1991-95 Head of Division, General Directorate for Environment, Nuclear Safety and Civil Protection, responsibility Central and Eastern Europe and the former USSR
In this capacity and serving on behalf of the Commission :
1992-95 Member of the Executive Board for the Regional Environment Center, Budapest
1991-93 Chairman of the International Task Force to draft The Environmental Action Programme for Central and Eastern Europe (Secretariat : IBRD). Adopted by Environment Ministers in Luzern 1993.
1993-95 Co-Chairman of the International Task Force to implement the above mentioned program. (Secretariat OECD).
1993-95 Chairman of the Regional Inter-Governmental Task Force to draft The Strategic Action Plan for the Danube River Basin. Adopted by Environment Ministers in Bucharest in 1995.
1996-98 Ambassador, Head of Delegation to the Republic of Korea (South Korea)
1998-2003 Head of Inspectorate of EU delegations, General Directorate for External Relations