Karl-Petter Thorwaldsson

President, The Swedish Trade Union Confederation

1983-95, Bröderna Hammarstedt, Växjö; 1990-95, Swedish Social Democratic Youth League (SSU); 1995-96, Expert, Prime Minister's Office; 1996-99, Head of Communications, Swedish Social Democratic Party; 1999-2012, National Officer, IF Metall; 2000-12, Workers' Educational Association (ABF). Member, Programme Commission, Gender Equality Delegation, Executive Committee and Executive Board, Swedish Social Democratic Party. Vice-President, International Federation of Workers' Educational Associations (IFWEA). Member of the Executive Committee, European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC). Member of the Executive Board, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) and NFS, the Council of Nordic Trade Unions.