René Skau Björnsson, born February 14th 1967 in Sønderborg, son of electrician Leif Skau Johansen and head of section Inge Lise Johansen. Married to journalist Loá Skau Björnsson. The couple has two children.
Former member of the Economic and Political Affairs Committee, the Social Services Committee, the Fiscal Affairs Committee and the Housing Committee. Chairman of the Fiscal Affairs Committee 2005-2007 and of the Housing Committee 2001-2004.
Chairman of the Young Social Democrats, Tønder 1984, and of the Young Social Democrats, South Jutland County 1984-1985. Treasurer of the Social Democratic Party in Århus Municipality 1993-1995. Member of the central board of the Social Democratic Party 1993-1998. Member of the governing body of Brabrand Housing Association 1996-2014. Chairman of Århus Municipal Handicap Council 1998-2002. Member of the executive committee of the Danish Epilepsy Association 1999-2012. Member of the board of Baglandet in Århus from 1999. Member of the local council of 'Realkredit Danmark', Århus from 1999. Member of the central board of KFUM (YMCA) Social Work 2006-2012. Chairman of Hejredal Hall of Residence from 2010-2014. Chairman of the board of governors of 'Døgncentret for Børn og Familie i Århus' (Day and Night Centre for Children and Families in Aarhus) from 2010. Chairman of 'Huset Venture Midt' from 2011. Chairman of Brdr. Møller from 2012. Chairman of The Joint Council for Child Issues from 2012. Member of the board of 'TUBA-Danmark' from 2011.
Co-author of »Demokrati på dansk«, (Democracy in Danish), 1999.
The biography is no longer updated from February 23rd 2015.