Benny Engelbrecht, born August 4th 1970 on Amager, son of typographer Alf Sørensen and Ulla Sørensen. Married to Charlotte Engelbrecht.
Member of the Folketing for The Social Democratic Party in South Jutland greater constituency from November 13th 2007.
Spokesman on finance from 2015, on trade and industry 2011-2014, on the EU 2011, and on consumer policy 2008-2011. Vice-chairman of the Financial Affairs Committee from 2015. Chairman of the Transport Committee and of the South Slesvig Committee 2011-2014. Clerk of Parliament from 2015. Member of the management committee of the Social Democratic Party's parliamentary group 2007-2014.
Author of the e-book »Rød bonde - et portræt af Erik Lauritzen« (Red Farmer - a portrait of Erik Lauritzen), 2013. Co-author of »Foodfight.eu - din kost bestemmer, hvem du er - men hvem bestemmer, hvad du spiser?« (Foodfight.eu – your diet determines who you are – but who determines what you eat?), 2011.