Sophie Hæstorp Andersen
Sophie Hæstorp Andersen is a member of the Danish Social Democratic Party. She was elected Lord Mayor of Copenhagen in November 2021. Prior to this Sophie has been a member of the Danish parliament for two stints: 2001-2005 and 2007-2013. From 2014 to 2021, Sophie served as The Chairman of the Regional Council for the Capital Region in Denmark.
Healthcare, housing, and city development has been the cornerstone of Sophie's responsibilities throughout her political career, and she is dedicated to developing Copenhagen in a direction which is more coherent, more equal, and more sustainable.
Sophie Hæstorp Andersen holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen.