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The Minister for Employment

About Peter Hummelgaard

Peter Hummelgaard
Minister for Employment

Peter Hummelgaard Thomsen took office as the Minister for Employment on June 27th 2019. Peter Hummelgaard Thomsen is born on January 17th 1983 in Tårnby. He is the son of dispatch worker Jan Thomsen and cleaner Susanne Pedersen.


Year Parliamentary career
June 27th 2019 - Minister for Employment
June 18th 2015 - June 27th 2019 Political spokesperson on EU-affairs
Year Member period
June 18th 2015 – Member of Parliament (Folketinget) for the Social Democratic Party in Copenhagen greater constituency
2014 – Candidate for the Social Democratic Party in Tårnby nomination district
2012 – 2014 Candidate for the Social Democratic Party in Sundbyøster nomination district
Year Occupation
2014 – 2015 Political consultant, 3F (trade union), chairman's secretariat
2012 – 2014 Consultant, Advice A/S (PR, branding)
2005 – 2008 Student assistant, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Year Affiliations
2008 – 2012 National chairman of The Social Democratic Youth of Denmark (DSU)
Year Education
2004 – 2012 Master of Laws (LLM), University of Copenhagen
1989 – 1999 Skottegårdsskolen (primary school)