Rasmus Helveg Petersen

Rasmus Helveg Petersen (born 17 June 1968 in Copenhagen) is a Danish politician who was the Minister of Climate and Energy[1] from 3 February 2014 to 28 June 2015. He is member of the Danish Social Liberal Party and the brother of Morten Helveg Petersen, who serves as a member of the European Parliament for the same party.

Rasmus Helveg Petersen
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4th Minister of Climate, Energy and Building
In office
3 February 2014 – 28 June 2015
MonarchMargrethe II
Prime MinisterHelle Thorning-Schmidt
Preceded byMartin Lidegaard
Succeeded byHans Christian Schmidt
9th Minister for Development Cooperation of Denmark
In office
21 November 2013 – 2 February 2014
Preceded byChristian Friis Bach
Succeeded byMogens Jensen
Personal details
Born (1968-06-17) 17 June 1968 (age 52)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Political partyDanish Social Liberal Party
CabinetHelle Thorning-Schmidt I, II


  1. ^ Wenande, Christian (11 September 2014). "Danish-Chinese energy co-operation beginning to pay off". The Copenhagen Post. Retrieved 18 September 2014.

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