Stuart A. Bernstein
Ambassador Stuart Bernstein, of Washington, DC, came to Denmark with a distinguished career as a successful businessman and community leader, both in the United States and abroad. He arrived in Denmark on August 23, 2001, and presented his credentials to Her Majesty Queen Margrethe on September 3, 2001. He completed his tour of duty on January 16, 2005.
For over forty years, Ambassador Bernstein was a recognized leader in real estate development, investment and management in the Mid-Atlantic region, with the focus of his business efforts centered in Washington, DC. Ambassador Bernstein also has had a distinguished career serving many charitable causes. His efforts in the community have earned him recognition and many awards.
Ambassador Bernstein is a graduate of American University and was a member of the Board of Trustees of that institution. He also has served on numerous other Boards, both nationally and internationally. In 1991, Ambassador Bernstein was appointed by President George H. W. Bush as a Commissioner of the International Cultural and Trade Center. The following year, in recognition of his achievements, President George H. W. Bush appointed him as a Trustee of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, where he served until he was appointed Ambassador to Denmark in 2001.
Ambassador Bernstein was born in Washington, DC. He and his wife, Wilma, have three grown children, Brian, Adam and Alison, and eleven grandchildren.