Flemming Møller Mortensen

Minister for Development Cooperation

Flemming Møller Mortensen was appointed Minister for Development Cooperation and Minister for Nordic Cooperation on November 19, 2020. Previously, he served as the Vice-chairman for the Committee on European Affairs in 2020, Chair of the parliamentary group of the Social Democratic Party 2019-2020, Vice-chairman of the Committee on Health and Senior Citizens 2015-2016, Vice-chairman of the Committee on Health- and Prevention, 2012-2013, and Chair of the Cultural Affairs Committee, 2011-2015.

Previously, he was a Member of the Danish Parliament (Folketinget) for the Social Democratic Party in Nordjylland’s greater constituency in 2007. His background is in medicine, where he has played roles as a nurse, Deputy Chief, and Hospital Specialist.