Head of Department
Danish Critical Supply Agency
Christian Friis is Head of Department with the Danish Critical Supply Agency. He is leading the department that does the counseling of government agencies responsible for societal critical functions. The Danish Critical Supply Agency offers government agencies with responsibility for societal critical functions an analytical approach to vulnerability analyses on the supply chains of critical resources. This is founded in a solid understanding of supply chain management and security policy. The Danish Critical Supply Agency also conducts cross-sectoral analysis on security of supply as well as maintains a strong relationship with other government agencies, private actors, and academia.
Christian has a long background as an officer in the Danish Army, where he has worked operationally in the army at multiple levels at home and abroad. In recent years he has had his focus on the military and political strategic levels including on security policy, contingency planning, managing national and international operations, as well as critical infrastructure. Christian recently took up the position as head of department with the Danish Critical Supply Agency in order to focus his efforts on his key interest – making sure that the Danish society works, even in a crisis.