Louis de Courcy Wheeler, Chairman of The Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce, awarded HE Ambassador Claus Grube Life Membership as Honorary Member of the Chamber.
Louis Wheeler stated:
“His Excellency Clause Grube comes to the end of his tenure this summer 2017. So on behalf of the Chamber, and from me personally, I would like to thank you for the support you have given us over that time. I have personally been very grateful for your advice, support and friendship in my role as Chairman”.
His Excellency Ambassador Claus Grube has been a strong supporter of the membership of the Chamber and the award was presented to him at the Chamber’s Annual Gala Dinner 2017 at the Middle Temple, where the Ambassador was the Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker.
Claus Grube has been the Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s since 1st October 2013 and Lord-in-Waiting to Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark since January 2016.
The Ambassador has had an extensive career within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he has held several senior positions. He graduated in Law from Copenhagen University in 1976. After a short stint in the Ministry of Justice he entered the Danish Foreign Service in 1977.
From 2000-2009 he was Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the EU in Brussels and from 2009-2013 he was Permanent Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark.
The Ambassador joins an exclusive group of people who have gone out of their way to support the Chamber. An Honorary membership is awarded at the discretion of the Chamber Council for true and loyal support to the membership and the raison d'être of the Chamber.