Ms Albrectsen has been CEO of child rights organization Plan International since September 2015. Before joining Plan International, Ms. Albrectsen served as the UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Management at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Previously she was Ambassador and Under Secretary for Management in the Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs and from 2007-2009 she led the Danish Government’s humanitarian and civil society work in the ministry. Prior to that she worked for UNDP and led country operations for UNFPA in various countries. Ms. Albrectsen holds a law degree from the University of Copenhagen.