Christian Kettel Thomsen

Governor by Royal Appointment, Chairman of Danmarks Nationalbank’s Board of Governors as of 1 February 2023.

Christian Kettel Thomsen was born on 23 August 1959, is married to Dorthe Mikkelsen, is a member of the Committee of Directors and has one son (born 1999). Christian graduated with a Master of Science (Economics) (cand.polit) from the University of Copenhagen in 1991.

Previous positions

  • Vice-President, European Investment Bank, 2020-2023
  • Permanent Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, and Council of State Secretary, 2010-2020
  • Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, 2005-2010
  • Permanent Under-Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, 2002-2005
  • Deputy Director, Ministry of Finance, 1997-2002
  • Head of Division, Ministry of Finance, 1995-1997
  • Personal Secretary to the Minister, Ministry of Finance, 1994-1995
  • Head of Section, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Business Policy Coordination, 1991-1993

Materials with Christian Kettel Thomsen