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Tomas Anker Christensen

Senior Advisor for Partnerships, United Nations

Biography

Ambassador Tomas Anker Christensen is the Senior Advisor for Partnerships in the Executive Office of the Secretary-General at the United Nations Secretariat. Mr. Christensen’s current role is to assist and advise the Secretary-General in designing a new United Nations Partnership Facility and promoting partnerships as a means of implementing United Nations goals and mandates, currently with a particular focus on climate action and finance. Ambassador Christensen brings over 20 years of diplomatic experience to the job.

From 2010 to 2012, Ambassador Christensen was the Under Secretary for Global Challenges at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) of Denmark. Prior to that, he served as the Ambassador of Denmark to Iran as well as the Director for the Middle East and North Africa at the MFA.

Earlier in his career, Ambassador Christensen served at the Mission of Denmark to the United Nations in New York and at the Danish Embassies in Algiers, Cairo, Luxembourg and New Delhi as well as in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Copenhagen.