Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party
Folketing Candidate, Fredericia, since 1969. National Chairman, Social Democratic student organisation. Frit Forum, 1966-1967.
Member. Social Democrats' Foreign affairs and security politics committee, since 1966. Foreman, Social Democrats’ Foreign affairs and security politics committee, 1973-1979. Member, Danish United Nations delegation, 1972, 1977.
Minister of Energy, 1979-1982. Member, European Council’s Parliamentary Assembly, 1977-1979. Deputy Representative.
Nordic Council, since 1986. Head of Section, Foreign Affairs Ministry, 1974-1979, 85. Member, Folketing, 1971-1973, 1977-1984, since 1986.
Member of Representation, Atlantic Alliance: member of Board of Control, Foreign Affairs Politics Society. Consultant, Educational Leadership of Danish Business College, 1985-1986. Consultant, Wage-Earners fund, 1986-1988.
Member of Board of Control, Danop A/S, 1987. Member of Board of Control, Tarco A/S, 1988. Managing Director, LD Energi A/S, 1988.
Member of Board of Control, Vestas-DWT A/S, 1989. Chairman, Vilrodens A/S. Chairman, Watergroup A/S, 1991.