Male, born 1957. Married since 1985. Three kids not living at home any longer. Enjoys out-door activies such as road biking, running, cross country skiing, windsurfing etc.
Works as ICT specialist with business development at Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Aarhus. Educated as farmer and agronomist. Worked until 2000 at a research institution.
Involved in local politics. Has represented Venstre (liberal party) for 12 years in the municipality council of Randers - 6th largest city in Denmark.