Chief of Staff
Ms. Marie Aasøe has served as the Acting Chief of Staff since 11 January 2021. She has been with the European Union Monitoring Mission (EUMM) in Georgia since 5 November 2017 serving as Head of Mission Support.

Ms. Marie Aasøe is a Danish secondee and previously served as Head of Secretariat and as Head of Finance at the Municipality of Copenhagen, Technical and Environmental Administration, with a focus on change management in addition to the regular tasks. 

Ms. Marie Aasøe has numerous years of experience from the Danish Health Authority working in different capacities on contracts, budget and financial management, Head of Department of Consolidated Accounts and as a Special Adviser for Health Planning. As Special Adviser for Health Planning she worked extensively on Preparedness and Disaster Management and also represented the Danish Health Authority in the National Operational Staff (NOST). She also worked for the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) in New York and Copenhagen as Communications & Transition Consultant and HR Specialist.

She holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen with a final thesis on “Transitional Justice”. She also holds a Master’s degree in United States Studies from School of Advanced Studies, University of London, studying as a Chevening Scholar. In addition studied at the American University in Washington D.C. for a semester focusing on American Politics.

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