Jørgen Hammeken-Holm to continue as head of Greenland mining ministry

August 30, 2022

Jørgen Hammeken-HolmJørgen Hammeken-Holm is to continue as the permanent secretary for Greenland’s natural resources and justice ministries, the Self-Rule Authority has announced.

Mr Hammeken-Holm, 54, has served as a permanent secretary in the Self-Rule Authority since 2015.

“Jørgen Hammeken-Holm is a well-known face in the Self-Rule Authority. He has solid and in-depth knowledge of mining issues and Greenlandic society,” Aqqaluaq B Egede, the mining and justice minister, says.

Prior to being appointed permanent secretary, Mr Hammeken-Holm held managerial positions in the mining industry.

He holds a degree in law and he has lived in Greenland for the past 24 years.

Originally published on 26 August

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