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Permanent Representative

Christina Markus Lassen took up her position as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations on 1 September 2023.


Before taking up this current position, Christina served as Ambassador of Denmark to the United States. Additionally, Christina has held a range of leading positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Political Director and Under Secretary for Foreign Policy as well as Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Lebanon.


Christina Markus Lassen holds a Masters Degree in International Relations and Business from Copenhagen Business School, and she also studied at Université de la Sorbonne in Paris and American University in Washington DC.