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Leif Donde
Ambassador, Senior Expert

(+45) 2988 7768
After commercial  training with Danish exporting companies and language studies at Copenhagen Business School I joined the Danish Foreign Service in 1961. Out of 45 years with the Service, 36 years were spent abroad, initially as Trade Officer in Argentina, and subsequently as Trade Commissioner in Kuala Lumpur, Chargé d’Affaires a.i. in Singapore, Consul  in Toronto, Consul General in Hong Kong and New York, Ambassador in Buenos Aires (also covering Montevideo and Asuncion), and Seoul. In all 17 years were spent in East Asia during the period 1965 – 2005. Member of the Advisory Board of the Danish firm of consultancy Global-Eyes A/S. Regular contact with political and business circles in South Korea.