Following a recent parliamentary election in Denmark, a new government has been formed and Mr Troels Lund Poulsen was appointed Minister for Business and Growth on 28 June 2015.

He also becomes EIB Governor for the Kingdom of Denmark, succeeding Mr Henrik Sass Larsen.

Prior to his appointment, Mr Poulsen was since 2001 a member of the Danish Parliament for the Liberal Party.

During his career, Mr Poulsen also held several ministerial positions including as Minister for Education between March and October 2011, Minister for Taxation between February 2010 and March 2011 and Minister for the Environment from November 2007 to February 2010.