Johannes Stenbæk Madsen
Head of the Cooperation Section at the European Union
(EU) Delegation in Nur-Sultan
Mr. Johannes Stenbæk Madsen is Head of the Cooperation Section at the European Union (EU) Delegation in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan. In this capacity he supervises the management of EU financial assistance to Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan, including regional activities and co-funding of technical advisory and investment projects implemented in cooperation with the EBRD and EIB. Before joining the European Commission and the European External Action Service (EEAS) he worked as Team Leader at the European Court of Auditors (ECA), the independent EU institution responsible for auditing the European Commission and the EEAS.
Before joining ECA he worked as Sr. Financial Management Specialist at the World Bank and before that at the OECD and the Danish National Audit Office. At the World Bank and the OECD, he was responsible for assessments of and managed technical assistance projects on Public Financial Management in Europe and Central Asia.
During his time at the ECA he led a number of high-profile performance audits, including on EU development assistance to countries in Sub-Saharan