Master in Political Science, University Copenhagen, 1952.
With Ministry of Finance, Copenhagen, 1953, Ministry Foreign Affairs, Copenhagen, 1954-1958, 60-63, Ministry Economic Affairs, Copenhagen, 1958-1960, Ministry Cultural Affairs, Copenhagen, 1963-1964. Councillor Prime Min.' General’ s Office, 1964-1987, deputy undersecretary state, 1980, chairman commission on security and disarmament, 1988-1994, retired, 1994.
With Danish Army, 1952-1953. Member International Institute Strategic Studies (associate), Danish Foreign Policy Association, Danish Strategic Study Group, Order of Dannebrog Commander 1987), Royal Victorian Order.
Married Kate Galle, May 26, 1957. Children: Christian Vincent, Fillippa Benedicte.