Peter Lauritzen

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Peter Lauritzen
4th Danish High Commissioner in Greenland
In office
April 1, 2002 – March 31, 2005
Preceded by Gunnar Martens
Succeeded by Søren Hald Møller

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.[1]

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.