Poul Skytte Christoffersen
Poul Skytte Christoffersen obtained a Master of Economics from Copenhagen University and shortly after entered the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen. During 1995 to 2003 he was Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the European Union in Brussels. From 2003 to 2005 Poul was Ambassador to the Royal Danish Embassy in Rome and Permanent Representatives to FAO, WFP and IFAD. Subsequently he served as Head of Cabinet to Commissioner Fischer Boel. From 2009 to 2010 he was Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Denmark to the European Union in Brussels. He then became Special Advisor to High Representative Ashton.
In addition, Poul is also a chairman of think tank “Europa”, Copenhagen, and “Chairman of the Board” to the think tank “The European Policy Center”, Brussels.