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Christian Zinglersen

Head of the Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat

Clean Energy Ministerial

Christian Zinglersen is the first Head of Secretariat for the new Clean Energy Ministerial Secretariat. He previously served as Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Danish Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate, with responsibility for the energy policy portfolio, and was a member of the Ministry’s Executive Board. He served as the Danish government’s representative and Vice-Chair of the IEA Governing Board and participated in the Director-General meetings on energy policy within the EU.
Mr. Zinglersen has had responsibility for bilateral energy partnerships with a number of key emerging economies in the past and was Lead Negotiator for Denmark in the United Nations climate change negotiations. He previously worked on EU policy and law and was posted to Brussels at the Danish Representation to the EU.