Riis-Jørgensen graduated from law school in 1978 . From 1979 to 1989 she worked for the Association of Danish Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Copenhagen and Brussels . She then worked from 1989 to 1994 as a department head at Coopers & Lybrand .
She was Vice-Chair of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and representative of the Commission on Economic and Financial Affairs . She was also a representative of the Internal Market and Consumer Protection Commission and a member of the delegations for relations with China and the US .
Today she lives in Rome , where her husband Birger Riis-Jørgensen is the Danish ambassador. The couple have two sons.
- Official website of Karin Riis-Jørgensen (Danish)
- Entry on Karin Riis-Jørgensen in the Members' database of the European Parliament
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Danish politician, member of the Folketing, MEP, lawyer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 7, 1952|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Kerteminde|