Liberal Alliance,
Carsten Bach - Fotograf Steen Brogaard

Carsten Bach

Member of the Folketing, Liberal Alliance

M.Sc. Geology

Edelsmindevej 7, Høver
8464 Galten

Phone in the Folketing:
+45 3337 4911
Phone mobile:
+45 6162 4572

Carsten Bach Riis, born December 9th 1975 in Holstebro, son of former warehouseman Carl Erik Jensen and retired educational assistant Birgit Jensen. Married to independent physiotherapist and acupuncturist Ann Jette Riis. The couple has two children.


Member period
Member of the Folketing for Liberal Alliance in East Jutland greater constituency from June 18th 2015.


Parliamentary career
Spokesman on climate, utilities, energy, defence, environment, food, agriculture, fisheries, animal welfare, development cooperation, Greenland and The Faroe Islands.


Affiliations
Member of school board at Gyvelhøjskolen in Galten since 2010, Vice-chairman from 2013. Member of the Integration Council, Skanderborg Municipality since 2014.


Awards
UN medal for service in UNOMIG, 2007. Kingdom of Denmark: Defence Medal for International Service UNIFIL 1948-2009 awarded in 2015.

Current committees

Member of
Energi- Forsynings- og Klimaudvalget
The Defence Committee
The Faroe Islands Committee
The Greenland Committee
The Environment and Food Committee
The Foreign Affairs Committee

Member of
The Nordic Council
The NATO Parliamentary Assembly

Spokesman

Spokesman on animal welfare
Spokesman on energy
Spokesman on the Faroe Islands
Spokesman on fisheries
Spokesman on food
Spokesman on defence
Spokesman on utilities
Spokesman on Greenland
Spokesman on climate
spokesman on agriculture
Spokesman on the environment
Spokesman on development cooperation

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Latest update: [30.01.2018]
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