The man behind

The ministry of communications was established by Steen Bjerre on 2 September 1992. Here's some of the things that have happened to the founder - and made the ministry of communications what it is:

1976-79: General Certificate of Education A-level, Horsens Statsskole
1980-84: Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus
1986-89: Courses in TV and video production, copywriting and language
1993: Information Journalism (Aarhus), Further Education for Journalists
1995: European Union (Copenhagen/Brussels), Further Education for Journalists
1997: Advanced English (London), London School of English
2000: Swedish language and culture (Malmö/Lund), Further Education for Journalists
2003: Danish politics (Copenhagen), Further Education for Journalists
2004: Strategic Creative Thinking, Central Saint Martin, London
2006: Denmark as a winner nation (Copenhagen), Further Education for Journalists
2007: Lively Danish Language(Copenhagen), Further Education for Journalists
2009: Communications Plan, Policy and Strategy (Copenhagen), Danish Associtation of Communicators
2012: Italy at a crossroad (Milan and Rome), Update
2013: Germany in the lead (Berlin, Frankfurt an der Oder, Bitterfeld, Leipzig, Frankfurt am Main, and Stuttgart), Update
2014: Nordic films on the road to the Oscars (Gothenburg and Trollhättan), Update
2015: Espanol - Curso intensivo (La Herradura), Centro Ideomas el Mar
1992- : Own communications company - 2004-05 combined with the part ownership of the fundraising company Fundraisers, 2004-09 combined with the job as Chairman of the Board of the charitable foundation Tall Ship Aalborg Fonden, and 2008-11 combined with the job as Chief Communications Officer for a major Danish advertising agency
1986-92: Advertising and communications agencies, Aalborg/Frederikshavn - Copywriter, Public Relations Officer, Public Relations Manager
1985-86: Denmark's Radio/North Jutland's Radio - Reporter
1984-85: TV Aalborg (now TvDanmark Aalborg) / ANR, Aalborg - Reporter/Anchor
1979-84: Freelance

Positions of trust (extracts):
2016-: Aalborg Fægteklub - Member of the Board
2012-18: ÅRETS BRØL - Initiator, Coordinator, and Practical Pig 
2013-17: LOAs Venner - Co-founder, Member of the Board
2012-16: Danish Sail Training Association - Member of the Board
2008-09: Secretary for the Aalborg Chamber of Commerce ThinkTank '08
2007-10: Limfjordens Maritime Fond - Co-founder, Member of the Board
2002-04: Tall Ships' Race 2004 Aalborg - Member of the Steering Committee
2002-07: BG Bank Aalborg - Member of the Local Council
2001-09: Tall Ship Aalborg Fonden (the LOA Project) - Co-founder, Chairman of the Board (2004-09), Chairman of the Fundraising Committee (2001-09)
2001: Future Camp NorthDenmark - Member of the Working Committe
2000-07: Danish Sail Training Association - Chairman
1999-2001: FDF Aalborg Søkreds (Sea Scouts) - Board Member, later Chairman
1999-2009: Beacon Media - Co-founder, Member of the Board
1999: Cutty Sark Tall Ships' Race Aalborg - Head of Media Centre
1998-2006: Holbergspillene - Member of the Working Committe, later Member of the Board
1998-2002: Appel Grafik - Member of the Board
1996-97: Aalborg Tourist & Congress Bureau - Member of the Working Committee
1996-2008: Destilleriet - Co-Founder, Member of the Board
1990-2000: Aalborg Association of Journalists - Member of the Board