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The Ambassador welcomes

H. E. Freddy Svane is the current Ambassador at the Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.

Green greetings

The Danish Ambassador to India greets the new year with a green cup of coffee, highlighting the importance of Indo-Danish cooperation in transforming India in its green transition. 

India has the scale, Denmark has the skills, adding scope and speed to shape a better future. There's a lot to expect from this year, especially concerning the deliverables of the unique Green Strategic Partnership.




- Born on July 31st 1957

- Married to Lise Frederiksen (Graduated in Law, University of Copenhagen)
- Has four children

Professional Career:

1982 Entered the Danish Foreign Service

1988-1991 Secretary of Embassy, Permanent Mission to the EC, Brussels

1991-1993 Head of section, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1993-1997 Counsellor (Economic Affairs) Paris

1997-1999 Head of North Group's 3rd department

1999-2000 Head of North's Group's 1st department

2000-2003 General manager, A.P. Møller

2004 Under-Secretary of the Trade Council, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Trade Policy and Globalization)

2005-2008 Ambassador to Japan

2008-2010 CEO of the Danish Agricultural Council

2010 Ambassador, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EU/EPA)

2010-2015 Ambassador to India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives

2015 Ambassador to Japan



Graduated with History Degree, University of Copenhagen (1981)