Country: Denmark
  • BRU:
    ASP 14E201 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845125
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849125
  • STR:
    LOW T09028 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175125
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179125
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - China
  • Member - Det Konservative Folkeparti
  • Member - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Substitute - United States
  • Substitute - International Trade

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1954. Odense, Funen. Bendt Bendtsen was Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Economic and Business Affairs in Denmark from November 2001 until September 2008. Conservative Party Chairman from November 2000 to September 2008. Member of the Danish Parliament 1994-2009. From 2005 to 2006 Vice President in the Danish Globalisation Council. Vice President of the International Democratic Union from 2005. Before being elected to the Danish Parliament, he worked in the police force from 1975 to 1999. Commander's Cross, 1st degree of the Order of Dannebrog. MEP since 2009.



Antonis Karatzis
28.11.2013 - 13:10

More funding for entrepreneurs will help me create jobs

We believe in people that are dynamic, entrepreneurial, talented, self-motivated and dedicated. People who have bright ideas and are motivated to follow their dream. Success can be found anywhere - even in countries that face difficulties. Take for...
steel factory
25.09.2013 - 13:00

COSME: helping small businesses to grow and create jobs

Putting everyone to work and making our economies grow are among the main challenges we face in Europe today. It's therefore a welcome development that the Council has now confirmed an agreement with the Parliament on the so-called COSME...


Press releases

Real Estate Market
17.04.2018 - 13:43

Saving energy in buildings good for the wallet and climate

The European Parliament has confirmed the agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). “A more efficient use of energy in our buildings will...
Piggy bank saving electricity and heating costs
20.12.2017 - 09:00

Energy efficient buildings benefit climate and your wallet

The European Parliament has reached a preliminary agreement with the Council on a revised Directive for Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD). "With this agreement, we are taking an...
Real Estate Market
11.10.2017 - 10:32

Energy-saving buildings good for the climate and your wallet

"Europeans and their buildings must contribute to a sustainable European energy system. To do so, we must give our citizens the right tools and incentives to make their buildings more energy...