Lone Dencker Wisborg became ambassador of Denmark to the United States on April 8, 2019. Most recently, she served as state secretary and chief operating officer in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as ambassador to Spain (2011-15).
Ambassador Wisborg has been with the Danish Foreign Service for more than 25 years and held various positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including: state secretary for foreign policy (2015-17); undersecretary for global security (2009-11); and head of Department for Security Policy (2007-09). Ambassador Wisborg also worked as chief operating officer for the Bikuben Foundation from 2006 to 2007. Prior to that, she served as deputy head of mission at the Embassy of Denmark in Warsaw (2004-06) and as private secretary to the minister for foreign affairs (2001-03). In addition, she was head of section in the International Department of the Danish Parliament (2001-03); first secretary at the Embassy of Denmark in Tallinn; and head of section in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ambassador Wisborg holds a master’s of law degree from Aarhus University and has a teenage son.
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