Ambassador Marianne Kress

Ambassador Kress is the Head of Department for Migration, Stabilization and Fragility of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs since 2020.

Prior to her appointment, she served as Ambassador to Mali between 2018 and 2020 and as Deputy Ambassador to Mali from 2017 to 2018. She was also the Deputy Head of Development Cooperation at the Danish embassy in Burkina Faso. Ambassador Kress also has extensive experience and expertise on EU foreign policy, having been seconded as senior policy advisor to the European External Action Service (EEAS) from 2011 to 2015. She holds a MSc in International Development Studies/Economics from Roskilde University.