NATO - North Atlantic Treaty Organisation


Ambassador Jesper Vahr

Director Private Office of the Secretary General
2009

Ambassador Jesper Vahr is the Director of the Private Office of the NATO Secretary General.

Born on 27 November 1962.

Married to Ane, 2 children.

Academic background

Master’s degree in Political Science and Bachelor’s degree in English literature, University of Aarhus, Denmark.

Diplomatic career

1991 - 1993 Desk Officer, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen
1993 - 1996 First Secretary, Danish Embassy, Damascus.
1996 - 1999 Head of NATO Section, Security Policy
Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen
1999–2003 Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative of Denmark on the North Atlantic Council,
NATO Brussels
2003 - 2005 Director for Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen
2005 - 2006 Ambassador, Leader of NATO Secretary General’s Reform Group (rank of Assistant Secretary General).
2006 Director for Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen.
2007 - 2009 Ambassador of Denmark to Turkey and Azerbaijan (resident in Ankara).
1 August 2009 - Director of the Private Office of NATO’s Secretary General.

Last updated: 06-Nov-2012 12:23