The Liberal Party,
Karen Ellemann - Fotograf Steen Brogaard

Karen Ellemann

Member of the Folketing, The Liberal Party


Folketinget, Christiansborg

Phone in the Folketing:
+45 3337 4502

Karen Ellemann Kloch, born August 26th 1969 in Charlottenlund, daughter of former Minister for Foreign Affairs Uffe Ellemann-Jensen and secretary Hanne Ellemann-Jensen. Married to Kresten Kloch. Mother of two children, born in 1998 and 1999.

Member period
Member of the Folketing for The Liberal Party in Greater Copenhagen greater constituency from November 13th 2007.

Parliamentary career
Spokeswoman on social affairs 2014-2015, primary school and youth education 2011-2014, family policy, immigration and integration 2007-2009. Member of the Children's and Education Committee, the Social Affairs Committee, the Gender Equality Committee, the Immigration and Integration  Affairs Committe and the delegation to the Nordic Council 2011-2015. Member of the Social Services Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee and the Immigration and Integration Affairs Committee 2007-2009. Chairwoman of the parliamentary group of The Liberal Party from 2018. 

Former chairwoman of the private foundation Elleslettegård. Former member of the management committee of 'Fonden for Social Ansvar' (The Fund for Social Responsibility) (including 'Natteravnene'). Former member of the management committee of 'Foreningen Østifterne'. Former chairwoman of The Norden Association. Former member of the board of 'Fonden Frie Børnehaver'.

Current committees

Member of
The Finance Committee
The Standing Orders Committee
The Foreign Policy Committee
The Foreign Affairs Committee

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Latest update: [08.05.2018]
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