Born in 1986, Rasmus Andresen grew up in Flensburg, where he went to a Danish school before studying Communication Sciences in Denmark. He has been involved in green politics since the age of 14. Rasmus was first elected into the regional parliament (Landtag) of Schleswig-Holstein in 2009, where he was in charge of budgetary affairs and digital policy. During the last term, he also held the office of the Vice-President of the Landtag. In addition, he was elected member of the city council of Flensburg in 2018, being responsible for Culture, Tourism, Gender equality and Social Affairs. Since 1 July 2019, Rasmus Andresen is Member of the European Parliament and coordinator for the Greens/EFA in the Budget Committee. Furthermore, he is Substitute Member in the Committee for Industry, Research and Energy, where he recently took on the role of the rapporteur for the Cybersecurity Competence Centre File on behalf of the parliament.