Ambassador Thomas Winkler is the Arctic Ambassador and Senior Arctic Official of the Kingdom of Denmark. He is also head of the department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark dealing with the Arctic, foreign policy coordination with Greenland and the Faroes the bilateral relations with the US and Canada. Ambassador Winkler has served as the Ambassador of the Kingdom to Russia and Canada and has also served at the embassies in Kiev and Stockholm and as the Legal Adviser of the Ministry. Ambassador Winkler has worked with Arctic issues since 2007.