Peter Lauritzen Biography

Peter Lauritzen (born 8 December 1959 in Århus) is a Danish civil servant.

He was the fourth High Commissioner of Greenland, and held the post from 1 April 2002 to 31 March 2005.

From 1 January 2007, he became director of Roskilde Universitetscenter, taking over from Lars Kirdan. He has a MA in political science and MA in comparative studies, and was formerly ministerial secretary for Prime Minister Poul Nyrup Rasmussen, and research assistant and lecturer at Københavns Universitet.