At work in Vietnam.

Thomas Bo Pedersen, email:

Born 1 June 1955 in Denmark

1979: B.A. contemporary history, University of Copenhagen

1980-1994: Journalist for various publications

 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1994: Work assignments in Vietnam

 1994: Head of Section, Policy Dept. Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

 1995: Head of Section, Asia Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for development programmes in Thailand, Indonesia and Cambodia.

 1996-1999: First Secretary, Embassy of Denmark, Dhaka

 1999-2002: Secretary to the Minister for Development Cooperation

 2002: Head of Section, The Danish Trade Council

 2002-2006: Counselor, Embassy of Denmark, Ha Noi

 2006-22: Managing Director, Mascot International Vietnam and Mascot Int. Laos (2013-22.

2022-: Resuming writing


 2011: Recipient of His Royal Highness Prince Henrik’s Medal of Honour in Recognition of Outstanding Services in Relation to the Trade Relations Between Denmark and Vietnam

 2018: Recipient of Commemorative Medal, issued by the Minister of Planning and Investment, Government of SR Vietnam

2019: Medal of Honor from Vietnam’s Association for support to Agent Orange Victims (VAVA).


Hiroshima – Det Endeløse Mareridt. (1985)

Weidekamp – Portræt Af En Bykonge (1988)

Bo Bedre Bedst – om at bo til leje (1990)

Danmark På Arbejde (1992)

Hævnen Fra Hanoi (2023)

Revenge From Hanoi (2023)


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