Frank Jensen was born on 28th of May, 1961 in Northern Jutland and has a Master in Economics and Management. In 1987 he was elected to the Danish Parliament and in 1994-2001 he served as Minister of Research and then Minister of Justice.
In 2008, he left the Danish Parliament for a career in business. In 2010 he returned to politics as Lord Mayor of Copenhagen. Frank Jensen is married to Jane Frimand Pedersen and is the father of two sons.