Anders Fogh Rasmussen

Founding Chairman
Rasmussen Global

Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been at the centre of European and global politics for over three decades as Secretary General of NATO, Prime Minister of Denmark, Danish Minister of Economic Affairs, and, last but not least, as a leading Danish parliamentarian.
On October 1st 2014, Anders Fogh Rasmussen established Rasmussen Global. Anders Fogh Rasmussen began his political career in 1978, becoming the youngest member of Parliament in Denmark at the age of 25. He was promoted to Minister of Economic Affairs in 1990 and became Prime Minister of Denmark in 2001. He held this position until 2009 when he was appointed Secretary General of NATO. During his tenure, he developed a Strategic Concept which sets the Alliance’s core priorities for the future.

In response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, he initiated a “Readiness Action Plan”. In July 2022, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked Anders Fogh Rasmussen to co-chair an international working group on security guarantees for Ukraine.
Following this, Anders Fogh Rasmussen co-authored the Kyiv Security Compact with President Zelenskyy’s Chief of Staff Andrii Yermak. Anders Fogh Rasmussen holds a M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Aarhus.