For three decades Anders Fogh Rasmussen has been at the centre of global and European politics; including being Prime Minister of Denmark, Danish Minister of Economic Affairs and NATO Secretary General. Anders now runs his own political consultancy, Rasmussen Global, and is non-staff adviser to Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko. He has also joined the Yalta European Strategy (YES) board. In 2017 Anders founded The Alliance of Democracies, which is dedicated to the advancement of democracy and free markets across the globe. He is also co-chair of the Transatlantic Commission on Election Integrity, which unites political, tech, business and media leaders to detect and prevent the next generation of foreign election interference.
Anders has played a key role throughout his various tenures; when Denmark held the Presidency of the European Union he concluded 10 candidate negotiations for accession to EU membership. As part of NATO he helped create a fundamental transformation of the Alliance, developing a new Strategic Concept, setting core priorities for the future. In the midst of the most serious economic crisis of modern times he launched a new initiative calling on nations for more multinational cooperation.
It is Anders’ experience and achievements along with his outstanding abilities which makes him recognised as a hugely respected voice in international politics. Anders gives unique insights into geopolitical trends and international hotspots. He also discusses the current international security challenges with great clarity. Drawing on his skills as an effective communicator, as a speaker, Anders Fogh Rasmussen also provides audiences with his knowledge and vision about Europe’s role in the world of geopolitical change.