Faroe Islands profile - Leaders
- 21 April 2016
- From the section Europe
Queen: Margrethe II of Denmark
Prime minister: Aksel Vilhelmsson Johannesen
Aksel Vilhelmsson Johannesen became prime minister in September 2015 after the Social Democratic Party, which he has led since 2011, formed a coalition with the Republican Party and the Progressive Party.
A lawyer and solicitor by training, Johannesen has previously served as minister of health affairs and minister of finance.