Tanja Franck to Become New Director General of the Agency for Digitisation

22-12-2020
News

On 1 February 2021, Tanja Franck assumes office as new Director General of the Agency for Digitisation.

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Tanja Franck comes to the Agency for Digitisation from her position as Managing Director of the Employment and Integration Administration of the City of Copenhagen, a position she has held since 2018.

Franck has many years of experience as a senior manager from her previous positions as Director General of the Danish Immigration Service, as Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Prime Minister’s Office, and as Deputy Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Employment. Her qualifications include strategic and political development, advising politicians, operational management, and stakeholder engagement. Franck will lead the agency during an interesting time with several significant and exciting challenges.

From her current position at the City of Copenhagen, Franck has extensive knowledge of the field of digital government, and the potentials and challenges presented by the development and implementation of new digital services for citizens and businesses.

The Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance, Peter Stensgaard Mørch, says:

We very much look forward to welcoming Tanja Franck as the new Director General of the Agency for Digitisation. With her comprehensive experience as senior manager and her motivation to improve the public sector, Tanja is the right choice to head the agency and its work to improve the digital public sector in Denmark.

Peter Stensgaard Mørch, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Finance

Tanja Franck is eager to assume office, saying:

The agency has an important and exciting mission. I am looking forward to being part of setting the course for digital government: how it can contribute to making the public sector more effective and coherent, and how digital government can contribute to providing better public services for both citizens and businesses. And I am of course also looking forward to starting my new job and meeting all the talented employees and managers at the agency.

Tanja Franck, new Director General of the Agency for Digitisation

Tanja Franck lives in Copenhagen, is 49 years old, and holds an MSc in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen.

Tanja Franck will assume office on 1 February 2021. She fills the place left vacant by Rikke Hougaard Zeberg, who is assuming office as Director of the digital branch of the Confederation of Danish Industry as well as the overall digital agenda of the Confederation of Danish Industry.

We are looking forward to welcoming Tanja Franck at the Agency for Digitisation.