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The Ambassador's 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

 

Personal

Born on April 30th 1967, Ebeltoft Denmark

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