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The Ministry

The Ministry of Employment works towards a healthy, dynamic and secure labour market with as many as possible in job. The Ministry of Employment consists of a department, two government agencies and one research centre.

The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment

The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR) is responsible for implementing and following up on employment policy in Denmark, including recruitment of necessary foreign labour.




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The Danish Working Environment Authority

The Danish Working Environment Authority (WEA) ensures occupational safety and health in Denmark. This is done by carrying out inspections of companies, making the rules on health and safety at work and providing information. In Denmark the employers have the responsibility to secure a healthy, stimulating and safe working environment.

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The National Research Centre for the Working Environment

The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NFA) is a national research institute under the Danish Ministry of Employment.





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The Department

The department consists of the Permanent Secretary, The Minister's secretariat og four centers.

Departementschef Søren Kryhlmand-Departementschef Søren Kryhlmand

Permanent Secretary Søren Kryhlmand

Søren Kryhlmand was born in 1978. He completed his Master of Political Science from Aarhus University in 2004.

Year Employment Record
2017 - 2020 Director General, The Danish Working Environment Authority
2013 - 2017 Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Employment
2008 - 2013 Head of Division, Ministry of Employment
2007 - 2008 Personal Secretary to the Minister, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs
2005 - 2007 Head of Section, Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs
2004 - 2005 Consultant, Acore
Year Education
2016 - 2017 Participated in ”SPOT 2”, Top Managerial Talent Course for Danish Government Officials
2015 High Performance Leadership, IMD, Lausanne, Schweiz
2005 Master (political science), Department of Political Science, Aarhus University

The Organisation

The Minister
Permanent Secretary
The Minister's secretariat   Center for Active Labour Market Policy   Center for Working Life
    Center for Analysis and International Relations   Center for Administrative Affairs

Contact

Ministry of Employment
Holmens Kanal 20
1060 København K
Denmark

Phone:  +45 72 20 50 00

E-mail:  bm@bm.dk