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Meet the staff

The Embassy of Denmark in Pretoria currently employs 22 staff members.

The Embassy is divided in organisational teams; Management, Trade, Consular, Political-Economic, Administration and Finance.

Please use the Embassy's email pryamb@um.dk for general enquiries, invitations, requests etc. or if you don't know who to contact. Please use pryambvisa@um.dk for all queries related to visas for Denmark. 

Management

Mrs Trine Rask Thygesen
Ambassador
Head of Mission
Email: pryamb@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9341

Ayanda Zamaswazi Mnyakeni
Personal Assistant
Ambassador's Assistant and Administration
Email: ayamny@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 71 330 3068

Mrs Karina Hedemark
Counsellor
Deputy Head of Mission
Email: karhed@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9342

Trade Team

Mr Nils Robenhagen 
Counsellor
Head of Trade Department
Email: nilrob@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9373

Mr Jimmy Sell
Trade Officer
Email: jimsel@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 82 308 9481

Ms Zamaswazi Nkosi
Trade Officer
Email: zamnko@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9359

Mr Jacobus Dreyer Senekal
Trade Officer
Email: jacsen@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 82 550 8547

Ms Ilona Miettinen Langgård
Trade Trainee 
Email: ilolan@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 

Ms Amalie Helmbo Hansen
Trade Trainee 
Email: amhhan@um.dk   
Phone: +27 60 744 6728

Consular Team

Ludvig Andersen (as of 1st March 2017)
Consular Officer
Head of Visa and Consular affairs 
Email:
Phone: +27 (0)  

Ms Ivone Caixeiro
Consular Officer
Visa Affairs  and Consular affairs
Email: ivocai@um.dk 
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9358

Mrs Seviria Sala 
Consular Assistant
Visa and Consular affairs
Email: sevbad@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9372

Political-Economic Team

Mrs Tiego Hypertia Nwokoro
Political Officer
Political-Economic Affairs
Email: tienwo@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 64 860 3414

Ms Kübra Emine Yalcin
Trainee
Political-Economic Affairs and Culture
Email: kubyal@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 79 867 5747

Cooperation Team

Mr Jørgen Erik Larsen
Counsellor
Head of Strategic Sector Cooperation Team
Email: joelar@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 82 779 3347

Ms Maleepile Moseki
Programme Officer
Email: malmos@um.dk   
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9350

Ms Suvritha Ramphal
Programme Officer
Email: suvram@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 79 694 4248

Ms Michela Holtum Berling
Trainee
Email: miberl@um.dk 
Phone: +27 (0) 71 170 6508

Administrative Team

Mr Einhard Zwiegelaar
Administrative Officer
Head of Administrative Team 
Email: einzwi@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 71 325 9896

Mr Phillip Moloko Lehonono
Driver
Transport and General Service 
Email: phileh@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9376

Mrs Germina Sethole
Receptionist
Reception and Administration
Email: pryamb@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9340

Ms Mary Sethole
Cleaning Assistant
Cleaning and Service
Email: pryamb@um.dk  
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9340

Finance Team

Mrs Janette van der Walt
Accountant
Accounting and HR
Email: janwal@um.dk
Phone: +27 (0) 12 430 9364