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The Ambassadors Curriculum Vitae

Jon Thorgaard
Ambassador of Denmark to Thailand and Cambodia


Professional career

2020 -             Ambassador to Thailand and Cambodia

2015-2020     Head of department MFA -Trade council department

2011-2015     Deputy at the Consulate General of Denmark in New York and 

                        Director for Invest in Denmark, North America

2006-2011     Deputy Head of department MFA department for Invest in Denmark

2003-2006     Head of Commercial Department, Danish Embassy Prague

2000-2003     Head of Section MFA Trade council department

1997-2000     Head of Section Danish agency for Trade and Industry

1994               Trainee Danish Embassy, Riga, Latvia



Professional training

2002               Global Executive MBA- Copenhagen Business School and CALT-INSEAD

1996               Cand. Scient. Pol. (Political Science), University of Aarhus, Denmark

1988               Grenaa High School, Denmark

1985               Blue valley High School, Kansas, USA



Born on April 30th 1967, Ebeltoft Denmark

Married to Camilla Haddad Thorgaard (two children - Rasmus born 1998 and Alberte born 2001)