Liselotte Plesner

Permanent Representative – Denmark

  • Last updated: 07 Sep. 2018 14:50


2018 - : Ambassador of Denmark to NATO

2013-2018: Ambassador of Denmark to Austria

Resident Representative of Denmark to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna Governor to the IAEA and vice Chair of Board of Governors (2017-2018)

Permanent Representative to OSCE and Permanent Representative to UN organisations in Vienna

Non-resident Ambassador to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (2014-2017), Slovakia (2014-2017), Slovenia (2014-2018) and Albania (2018)

2008-2013: Ambassador of Denmark to Israel

2005-2008: Political Director, Ambassador

2003-2005: Head of Department of bilateral relations with OECD countries and EU enlargement

2001-2003: Head of Department of EU enlargement and bilateral relations to Central and Eastern European countries as well as Switzerland, Turkey, Cyprus and Malta

1997-2001: Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy in Rome

1996-1997: Head of the Private Office of the Foreign Minister

1995-1996: Private Secretary to the Foreign Minister

1991-1994: Secretary of Embassy, Bonn

1990-1991: Desk Officer, Department of Asia

1988-1990: Department of Policy and Planning/Development Cooperation and assistant to the Under-Secretary for International Development Cooperation (Danida)

1987-1988: Department of International Maritime Transportations and Aviation

1 June 1987: Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1982-1987: Master’s Degree in Political Science, University of Aarhus


Spoken languages: English, Italian, German, French and some Hebrew

Married to Mr. Nicolai Plesner with one son