the prime minister's office departmentschef, Christian Kettel Thomsen, are done as the right hand of the Mette Frederiksen.
It has the prime minister decided, according to a press release.
the Government has instead decided to set the Christian Kettel Thomsen, vice-president of The European investment Bank (EIB). Accession in the new position happens 1. august 2020 after the expected approval of the EIB.
But Christian Kettel is already completely finished in the prime minister's office.
Until the accession, the EIB, he should sit in a somewhat more inferiør position. Namely, as a member in Business and industry. Christian Kettel Thomsen has the last working day of the prime minister's office on Friday 10. January and will then use the time up to the summer to prepare for the new tasks. This will be done in a position as a member in Business and industry.
Christian Kettel Thomsen has been the permanent secretary in the prime minister's office since 2010 and came to the ministry from a position as permanent secretary in the ministry of Finance.
Prime minister Mette Frederiksen said in a press release:
'Christian has through the last nine years with three different prime ministers skillfully led the prime minister's office and worked in the central administration. He has a unique insight in the welfare state and an enormous professional clout. Christian has set important and lasting traces in our society. I am very glad, that we from the Danish side may appoint a competent vice president to The European investment Bank. Christian has with calm and overview supported changing ministers. I would like to thank Christian for the great effort, over the years he has given.'
According to Ekstra information attended Christian Kettel Thomsen not under many of the regeringsforhandlingerne in Paliament at the Palace in the month of June last year.
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It caused a stir at several of the participating, since it is normal for the prime minister's office permanent secretary, to assist the royal investigator during negotiations with supporting parties.
According to sources close to the prime minister's office, which Ekstra Bladet has spoken with, had Kettel even offered his help without being invited into the negotiations, together with Mette Frederiksen, Nicolai Wammen, and the Martin Rossen.