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Anne H. Steffensen has since 1 October 2013 been Director General & CEO of Danish Shipping.

Following a Master of Science from London School of Economics (1988) and a Master of Politics from the University of Aarhus (1990) Anne H. Steffensen joined the Foreign Service in 1990. Her first posting was to London in 1992. From 1995 she worked as Head of Section in the Secretariat for Foreign Trade.

In 1998 she was posted to the Danish Consulate General in New York as Deputy Consul General. From 2001-2004 she headed the Department for Bilateral Relations and Project Export and the Secretariat. In 2004 she was appointed Ambassador, Under-Secretary for Foreign Trade and Investment.

In 2006 she was appointed State Secretary for Trade, Investment and Trade Policy and in 2011 Ambassador of Denmark to the Court of St. James’s.

“As the united voice of the global shipping industry, ICS plays a crucial role as a trustworthy partner for the International Maritime Organization and other authorities that design new regulation affecting the shipping industry.

At the same time, ICS works continuously to promote free trade and open markets that are crucial for an international industry like shipping.”

Anne H. Steffensen