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Meet the Ambassador

On October 23 2017, Charlotte Slente presented her Letter of Credence as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark to President Reuven Rivlin of Israel. Ms. Slente has been Ambassador-Designate since September 1 2017.


Ambassador Slente, who is accompanied to Israel by her husband, Mr. Alberto Rodriguez, and her two sons, joined the Danish Foreign Service in 1997.

Over the past eight years, she has held several leadership positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, among them as Under-Secretary for Consular Services (2009-2011), Under-Secretary for Global Development Policy and Cooperation (2011-2013) and Under-Secretary for Global Politics and Security (2015-2017) with overall responsibility for security policy as well as the regional departments for the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and Oceania.

Prior to these positions she was Denmark’s Ambassador to Bolivia, Peru and Ecuador (2007-2009).


  For a full CV, click here