Mr. Esben Lunde Larsen was appointed Minister for Environment and Food 29 February 2016
Born 14 November 1978 in Skjern, Denmark.
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.
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.
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.