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Ambassador Kristian Schmidt arrived in Myanmar in September 2017 and is assigned to serve as EU Ambassador/Head of Delegation for four years.
Previously, Kristian Schmidt served as Head of Delegation to Uganda (November 2013 - August 2017) and held several senior positions at the European Commission in Brussels.
Kristian Schmidt studied economics in Copenhagen, Denmark, Bologna, Italy and - as one of the first ERASMUS students - in Aix en Provence, France. He also holds a degree in international relations from the University of Cambridge, UK.
Ambassador Schmidt is a Danish national and speaks Danish, English, French, Italian and German.
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