Erik Jensen

Born 15th July 1975 in Sisimiut, living with his wife through 24 years, Heidi Ramsøe, they have 3 daughters together.

Education:
1997 – 1999 Business School, further vocational education in Qaqortoq (Economics/Administration line)
1992 – 1995 Upper secondary school in Aasiaat
1981 – 1992 Nalunnguarfiup Atuarfia, Municipal primary and lower secondary school in Sisimiut

Erhvervserfaring:

2017 – Is on leave from INI A/S
2005 – 2017 A/S Boligselskabet INI’s Head Office (a housing association) in Sisimiut (Controller/Chief controller)
2003 – 2005 Boligkontoret Danmark’s Head Office in Copenhagen (Accounts assistant)
1999 – 2003 A/S Boligselskabet INI’s Head Office (a housing association) in Sisimiut (Accountant)

Political activities:
2018 – Minister for Fisheries, Hunting and Agriculture
2017 – 2018 Minister for Municipalities, Settlements, Remote Districts, Infrastructure and Housing
2017 – Member of the municipal council in Qeqqata Kommunia (is on leave)
2016 – 2017 Chairman of Siumut Sisimiut
2015 Parliamentary candidate for the Danish Folketing representing Siumut

Leisure pursuits:
Sport; football (soccer) and handball. Has worked voluntarily as a coach and a board member for several local handball teams for more than 25 years.
2013 – 2015 Secretary at Greenland Handball Federation
1999 – 2001 Voluntary work as a member of Greenland Handball Federation

Languages:

Greenlandic, Danish, English