Vagn Jelsøe is chief counsel in Forbrugerrådet Tænk (the Danish Consumer Council) and coordinates the international work of the organization. He is in particular concerned with the development of sustainable consumption as well as passenger rights and international trade.
Forbrugerrådet Tænk covers all areas of consumer rights – consumer law, digitalization, financial services, energy, food, transportation, hazardous chemicals, energy etc. Vagn has worked in Forbrugerrådet Tænk since 2008 – the most of the time as the Deputy CEO and political director – and he was for many years a member of the board of BEUC.
Vagn is a political scientist and prior to Forbrugerrådet Tænk he has worked in the Danish Ministry of Environment for 13 years and the Ministry of Culture for 8 years.