Esben Lunde Larsen

Mr. Esben Lunde Larsen was appointed Minister for Environment and Food 29 February 2016.

Curriculum Vitae:
Candidate for the Liberal Party nomination in Ringkøbing district from 2008.

2013: Industrial PhD, University of Copenhagen and Grundtvigsk Forum.
2008: Master of Theology, University of Copenhagen.

Business career:
2009-2013: Deputy Mayor in the municipality of Ringkøbing-Skjern.
2006-2009: Member of the city council in the municipality of Ringkøbing-Skjern.
2001-2007: Political employee in the Liberal Party’s parliamentary group.
1998-1999: Continuation school teacher, Sædding Continuation School.

Parliamentary career:
From 29 February 2016: Minister for Environment and Food.
28 June 2015 – 29 February 2016: Minister for Higher Education and Science.
2012-2015: Spokesman on Higher Education and Research.
2011-2013: Spokesman on Education Grants.
2013-2015: Member of the European Affairs Committee and the Environment Committee.
2011-2015: Research, Innovation and Further Education Committee and the Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Committee plus member of the Rural Districts and Islands committee.
2011-2015: Member of the Liberal Party’s parliamentary Group Management Committee.

Membership of Parliament:
From 15 September 2011: Member of Parliament for the Liberal Party in Western Jutland greater constituency.

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