Curriculum Vitae – Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries

Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries. Foto Steen Brogaard

Mr. Rasmus Prehn was appointed Minister for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries on November 19th 2020.

Personal data

Rasmus Prehn, born June 18th 1973 in Høje Taastrup, son of electrician Flemming Prehn and assistant educator Birte Hanne Prehn. Married to Heidi Linnemann Prehn MA, née Linnemann Nielsen. The couple has three children, Nikoline, born 2002, Liva, born 2004, and Oskar, born 2009.

Political career

Minister for International Development, 27. June 2019 – 19. November 2020.

Minister for International Development, 27. June 2019 – 19. November 2020.
Former chairman of the Research, Education and Further Education Committee, 2013-2015.
Chairman of the Science, Innovation and Higher Education Committee, 2011-2013.

Employment
Upper secondary school teacher (parttime), Aalborghus Gymnasium, 2008-2015.
High school teacher, the Political High School, 2004-2005.
Head of secretariat, Mindscope, Esbjerg High School, 2002-2004.
Project manager, the Danish Trades Union Congress' (LO) project to recruit members, 2001-2002.
Student assistant, the Centre for Labour Market Research, 1997-2000.
Assistant educator, 'Edderkoppen' in Fløng, 1993-1995.

Education

MSc (social science), Aalborg University, 1999-2002.

Sociology at Master's level, University of Leeds, 1998-1999.
BA in public administration, Aalborg University, 1995-1998.
Matriculated in mathematics, Rødovre Upper Secondary School, 1990-1993.

Publications
Author of »Det brune Aalborg« (Brown Aalborg – a book about Aalborg pubs), 2017. Co-author of »Frihed til fællesskab« (Freedom to join a community – the road to more democracy), 2013.