Rie Vejs Kjeldgaard
Rie Vejs Kjeldgaard is the Director of the Department of Partnerships and Field Support.
His professional experience includes managerial responsibilities in the pharmaceutical sector as Head of Product and Market Development. Business Development Specialist at the ILO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific in Bangkok and Senior Business Development Specialist, ILO Headquarters in Geneva. He has also held various managerial positions at the ILO, including Global Manager of a Technical Corporations Program on “Quality of employment in micro and small enterprises”. Deputy Subregional Director for Southeast Asia, New Delhi; as ILO Country Director for Vietnam; and as Manager of the ILO Global Program on "Analysis of Decent Work Policies at the National Level". Prior to her current assignment, she served as Deputy Regional Director of the ILO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, responsible for providing political and technical assistance to 51 ILO member states.
He is a Danish national and has a background in economics and business administration with a specialization in international business development and marketing.