Updated: 4 October 1999 Who is who at NATO?

Permanent Representative of Denmark

Ambassador Niels Egelund

1999 - 2003

Born on July 4th, 1946 in Copenhagen, Denmark

1965-67 Army Language School
1967-71 First Lieutenant (Reserve), part time contract with the Royal Life Guards
1967-72 Studies at the Universities of Copenhagen and Aarhus, and at the College of Europe (History, Russian, Political Science)
1972-76 Service in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1976-80 1st Secretary of Embassy, Danish Embassy in Washington DC
1980-85 Head of Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1985-87 Counsellor, Deputy Chief of Mission, Danish Embassy in Bonn
1987-92 Head of Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1992-94 Under-Secretary, Political Director, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1994-99 Prime Minister's Office, Ambassador, Chief Adviser on Foreign and Defence Policy
1998 Commander of the Order of Dannebrog of the Kingdom of Denmark

Marital status

Married to Jette Albech Egelund

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