Lars Thuesen was appointed Ambassador to United Kingdom from 1st September 2017.
The Ambassador has had an extensive career within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he has held several senior positions. He graduated in Political Science from University of Aarhus and University of Massachusetts in 1987 after which he entered the Danish Foreign Service. The Ambassador has had a handful of postings abroad.
Latest he was Ambassador to Spain and Andorra from 2009-2011 and from 2011-2017 he has held the position of State Secretary for Trade and Strategy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark. He was also part of the Senior Management of the Ministry.
During his 30 year long career he has worked with practically all aspects of Danish Foreign Policy. He has especially dealt with European Union, Trade and Investment Policy, Corporate Affairs and Consular Services.
The Ambassador is bestowed Knight of 1st Class of the Order of Dannebrog.