Minister for Transport

See the CV of the Minister for Transport, Benny Engelbrecht.

Benny Engelbrecht
Claus Bech

27. June 2019

Benny Engelbrecht, born August 4th 1970 on Amager.

Member period
Member of the Folketing for The Social Democratic Party in South Jutland greater constituency from November 13th 2007.
Candidate for The Social Democratic Party in Sønderborg nomination district from 2006.

Parliamentary career
Minister for Transport since June the 27th 2019.
Minister for Taxation September 2nd 2014 ‒ June 28th 2015.
Chairman of the Financial Affairs Committee 2019, Spokesman on finance from 2015, on trade and industry 2011-2014, on the EU 2011, and on consumer policy 2008-2011. Vice-chairman of the Financial Affairs Committee 2015-2019. Chairman of the Transport Committee and of the South Slesvig Committee 2011-2014. Clerk of Parliament from 2015. Member of the management committee of the Social Democratic Party's parliamentary group 2007-2014.

Education
Courses at the Business Diploma Course in Marketing, Aabenraa Business School, 1997-1999.
Primary school, Kildevæld School, 1977-1986.

Employment
Head of Department, Workers' Educational Association South (AOF Syd), 2007.
Marketing Manager, Danimex Communication A/S, 2001-2007.
Sales and marketing assistant, Musikengros A/S, 1996-2001.
Unskilled waiter, Scandic, Sørnderborg, 1995-1996.
Self-employed businessman, music shop, 1995-1996.
Teacher, Workers' Educational Association Sønderborg (AOF Sønderborg), 1992-1994.
Cleaning assistant, various buildings, 1984-1986.
News staff member, 'Radio Mojn', 1991.
Anchor, 'Radio Sønderborg', 1991.
Check-out assistant, Øbro Market, 1990.
Journalist and teacher, 'Mediecenteret KURT' (media center), 1986-1990.

Publications
Author of the e-book »Rød bonde - et portræt af Erik Lauritzen« (Red Farmer - a portrait of Erik Lauritzen), 2013. Co-author of »Foodfight.eu - din kost bestemmer, hvem du er - men hvem bestemmer, hvad du spiser?« (Foodfight.eu – your diet determines who you are – but who determines what you eat?), 2011 and »De politiske håndværkere« (Political craftsmen), 2017.