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    1. Curriculum Vitae

    Personal information:

    • Danish, born in August 1959


    • September 2020 – onwards: Vice-President, European Investment Bank
    • 2010-2020:
      Permanent Secretary of State, Prime Minister’s Office
      Secretary to The Queen in Council
    • 2005 – 2010:
      Permanent Secretary of State for Finance
    • 2002-2005:
      Permanent Under-Secretary of State, Prime Minister’s Office
    • 1997-2002:
      Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance
    • 1995-1997:
      Head of Division, Ministry of Finance
    • 1994-1995:
      Principal Private Secretary to the Minister, Ministry of Finance
    • 1993-1994:
      Head of Section, Ministry of Business Policy Coordination
    • 1991-1993:
      Head of Section, Ministry of Finance


    • 1991: MSc in Economics

    Last updated: 01 September 2020 (this CV is based on information provided to the EIB by the person concerned)

    2. Areas of oversight & Declaration of interest

    Vice-President Kettel Thomsen oversees the following areas:

    • Future relationship with the United Kingdom
    • Financing urban development, housing and social housing
    • Financing agribusiness and the bioeconomy
    • Evaluation and impact assessment
    • EIB Institute
    • EIB campus
    • Financing operations in Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Romania, European Free Trade Association — EFTA (Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, Liechtenstein), Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Iran*, Iraq, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Yemen
    • Financing water
    • Relations with the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

    Other functions

    • Chair of the Marguerite Fund Supervisory Board



    * The Bank currently does not have any operations in Iran.