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Meet the Staff

Somalia Unit Staff at the Royal Danish Embassy in Nairobi


Mr. Ole Thonke – Ambassador

Ms. Nina Berg – Deputy Head of Mission

Ms. Karen Obling - Communications Officer

Politics, Stabilisation and Human Rights Team

Ms. Signe Fischer Smidt – Political Counsellor and Team Leader

Colonel Jørn Erik Rasmussen - Defence Attaché

Migration Counsellor (vacant)

Programme Manager (vacant)

Programme Officer (vacant)

Mr. Joaquim Nicolas Nyrup Hempel - Intern

Development and Resilience Team 

Mr. Jens-Peter Dyrbak -  Team Leader, Chief Technical Advisor, Governance

Mr. Mathias Daniel Hassing Kjær - Programme Advisor, Somaliland

Mr. Troels Egeskov Mahieu-Sørensen - Chief Technical Advisor, Economic Growth and Private Sector Development

Mr. Silas Malemo Juma - Programme Manager