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Permanent Representative

Martin Bille Hermann took up his post as Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Denmark to the United Nations on 1 January 2019.

Before taking up his position, Ambassador Martin Bille Hermann served as State Secretary for Development Policy in the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This position is sometimes referred to as 'Head of DANIDA'. DANIDA is the brand name for Danish Development Cooperation. 

Prior to this appointment, Martin Bille Hermann served as Ambassador to Indonesia and was also accredited to East Timor and Papua New Guinea.

Before his appointment as Ambassador, Martin Bille Hermann held several positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including as Head of Department for Asia and the Pacific Ocean region. Before joining the Danish Foreign Service, Martin worked for UNDP in Bhutan.

Martin Bille Hermann is an economist by profession, and also holds a Masters Degree in Development Management from London School of Economics.