Christian Kettel Thomsen

Christian Kettel Thomsen
Governor by Royal Appointment, Chairman of Danmarks Nationalbank’s Board of Gover-nors as of 1 February 2023

Born 23 August 1959

Married to Dorthe Mikkelsen, board member, one son (1999)  

Master of Science (Economics) (cand.polit), University of Copenhagen, 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