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Swedish politician and member of the European Parliament for the Swedish Social Democratic Party.

  • Address: European Parliament, ASP 12 G 257, Rue Wiertz 60, B-1047 Brussels
  • Telephone: +32 2 284 54 72
  • E-mail:
  • Born: 1965
  • Personal: Married & 2 children


2019- Member, European Parliament Brussels/Strasbourg
– Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament

  • Member of the Committee on Regional Development (REGI)
  • Substitute of the Committee on Budgets (BUDG)
  • Substitute of the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE)
  • Substitute of the delegation to the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee
  • Substitute of the delegation for relations with the People’s Republic of China



2008-2019 President of the Executive Committe, Region Västerbotten
2006-2010 President, Board of Regional Development, Västerbotten County Council
2002-2006 Member of the Municipal Executive Board, Umeå Municipality
– President, Cultural Board
– President, Umeå Energi AB



2001 PhD Economica, Umeå University
1994 MSc Economica, Umeå University


Swedish Mother Tounge
English Fluent, written & spoken
German Basic knowledge



2010-2019 Member, Political Bureau, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR)
– 2018-2019, Vice President
2009- Member, National Board, Social Democratic Party in Sweden
2008-2019 Vice President, Norrlandsfonden
2007-2019 Member, Baltic Sea Commission
2007-2019 Vice President, Almi Nord
2001-2009 Chairman, Social Democratic Party, Umeå

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