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The Ambassador's Curriculum Vitae

H.E. Uffe Wolffhechel 
Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand and Cambodia

 

Professional career

2016 – Ambassador, Danish Embassy in Bangkok
2014 – 2016 Ambassador, Danish Embassy in Kabul
2014 Head of MFA Consular Department
2013 Human Rights Ambassador
2012 – 2013 Human Rights Ambassador. Head of MFA Human Rights
Department
2010 – 2012 Ambassador, Danish Embassy in Islamabad
2008 – 2010 Ambassador, Danish Embassy in Riga
2005 – 2008 Head of MFA Consular Department
2003 – 2004 Head of Section, later acting Head of MFA Consular Department
2002 – 2003 Unpaid leave (freelance journalist, studies at Copenhagen Business School)
2001 Deputy Head of MFA Department for Humanitarian Assistance
1996 – 2001 Chargé d’Affaires a.i., Danish Embassy in Sarajevo
1995 – 1996 Head of Section, MFA Legal Service (Human Rights)
1994 – 1995 Head of Section, MFA Department for EU coordination
1991 – 1994 1. Secretary, Danish Embassy in Caracas
1988 – 1991 Head of Section, MFA Department for EU law
1987 – 1988 Head of Section, MFA Political Department (UN and Africa)
1986 – 1987 Assistant Chief Constable (public prosecutor)

Professional training

2005 Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (HD), Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
1986 Law degree, University of Aarhus, Denmark

Personal

Born on 4 August 1960
Married to Susie A. Ruff