Political Group: S&D
Phone in Brussels: +32 (0)2 284 54 52
Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality
Delegation for relations with the Mercosur countries
Subcommittee on Security and Defence
Special Committee on the Financial, Economic and Social Crisis
Delegation to the EU-Kazakhstan, EU-Kyrgyzstan and EU-Uzbekistan Parliamentary Cooperation Committees, and for relations with Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Mongolia
Scholarship, Nordic Africa Institute, Uppsala (1979). Studies in Portuguese language and culture, University of Lisbon (1979-1980); studies in Portuguese and Spanish, Aarhus University (1980-1983). MA (History), Aarhus University. Teacher and organiser of adult education (1983-1989). Consultant (various contracts): working with European projects within the area of education and human resource development (1989-1994). Consultant, HK (Union of Commercial and Clerical Employees in Denmark), responsible for international projects and surveys in the tourism and service industries (1994-2000). Director and owner of Facilitate (consultancy), working with labour market issues at European level (2001-2004).
With the Danish Social Democrats: member of the executive committee (2000); member of the party programme committee (2000).
Publications: articles about Portugal in various Danish magazines.
The office of Britta Thomsen has four permanent staff members. Thomas Larsen is an administrative assistant responsible for structuring Brittas political everyday. Thomas has a background as a correspondent in English and French. Sofie Lohmann Nielsen is a student in journalism and responsible for Britta's press work. Marie Louise Lund has a bachelor's degree in political science and assists Britta with her work in FEMM. Mads Reinholdt has a degree in political science and assists Britta with her work in ITRE-committee.