Gustaf Lind

Gustaf Lind
  • Ambassador of Sweden for the Arctic
    Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Sweden

2004, Doctorate in International Law with a dissertation on UN Charter law and regional organizations. Former positions in international law and human rights, Ministry for Foreign Affairs. 2006-08, State Secretary to the Swedish Minister for Migration, responsible for preparing a labour immigration reform that liberalized opportunities for foreign nationals to work in Sweden; 2008-10, State Secretary to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs; played a central role in leading the Swedish presidency of the European Union in the autumn of 2009; concurrently, G8 Sherpa for the EU presidency and prepared the European Councils. 2010, Ambassador of Sweden for the Arctic. May 2011 - May 2013, Chair, Senior Arctic Officials, Arctic Council. Expertise: diplomacy, EU, intergovernmental efforts regarding the Arctic; politics and international law of the Arctic; migration.