Agathe Fontain

Born in Sisimiut

Civil status: Married, with three sons

Political career

2016- Minister of Health and Nordic Cooperation

2009-2013 Member of Naalakkersuisut (Government of Greenland) for Health

2006-2007 Minister of Health and Environment

2007-2009 Member of Parliament

2002-2006 Member of Parliament

2008-2009 Member of the municipal council of Qeqqata Municipality

1993-2008 Member of the municipal council of Sisimiut Municipality

Positions of trust

2002-2006 Chair of the Equal Opportunities Council in Greenland, nominated by the Government

1999-2002 Chair of the Equal Opportunities Council in Greenland, nominated by IA

Board positions for childcare institution and sports clubs.

Professional background

1998-2009 Principal of the School for the Deaf (now a special school)

1989-1998 Deaf Consultant - Greenland Home Rule

1980-1981 Teacher, Kalaallit Illuat, Holstebro

1981-1976 Support Teacher Minngortuunguup Atuarfia, Sisimiut

Educational background

1986-1988 Sign language training: Copenhagen Business School

1984-1986 HF (Higher Preparatory Examination), City of Copenhagen

1973-1976 Care assistant, Andersvænge, Slagelse

1972-1973 Gerlev Sports High School

Nanny

Elementary school/training college Nuuk

Lower secondary school, Sisimiut schools