Since September 2021 Katrine Skovly has been posted as Health Counsellor at the Embassy of Denmark in Canada. Her mandate is to facilitate government-to-government cooperation between Canada and Denmark within health care and life sciences to the benefit of patients, healthcare workers and the healthcare system.
Before taking up the position as Health Counsellor, Katrine worked for 8 years with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark as part of the Trade Council working with export promotion as well as investment promotion as part of the life sciences division in the Ministry.
Katrine has also previously worked at the Consulate General in Dubai, supporting Danish companies in the Middle East.
Trained as a lawyer, Katrine has worked as in-house legal counsel for Danish international companies such as world leading Danish medical dermatology company LEO Pharma.