Birgitta Ohlsson

Birgitta Ohlsson
  • Minister for European Union Affairs of Sweden

1997, degree in Political Science/International Relations, Stockholm University; PhD candidate in International Law. 1997-99, Editor, Sundsvalls Tidning, Vestmanlands Läns Tidning, Västerbottens-Kuriren and Dagens Nyheter; 1999-2002, Chair, Liberal Youth Organisation; 2002-10, Member of the Riksdag; Member of the Parliamentary Committee on Foreign Affairs; foreign affairs spokesperson for the Liberal Party. Since 2010, Minister for EU Affairs, also responsible for consumer and democracy issues, Prime Minister's Office. Former Member of the Board, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). Former: Chair, Federation of Liberal Women; Member of the Board, Swedish International Liberal Centre (SILC); Vice-Chair, Young European Federalists in Sweden; Chair, Association of Liberal Students, Stockholm. Member of the National Board, Liberal Party. Interests: human rights, feminism, democracy and globalization.