CV Helene Hellmark Knutsson

Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson
Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Party

Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Higher education
  • Research

Personal

Born 1969. Married.

Education

1990-1993
University studies, 60 credits, history, economics and statistics

1985-1989
Upper secondary education, Humanities Programme

1976-1985
Compulsory school

Positions and assignments

2014-
Minister for Higher Education and Research

2013-
Chair, Stockholm County Social Democratic Party

2013-
Member, National Board of the Swedish Social Democratic Party

2011-2014 Board member, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions

2011-2013
Chair, Council for the Stockholm-Mälar Region

2010-2014
County Council Commissioner and group leader of the Swedish Social Democratic Party at Stockholm County Council

2001-2010
Municipal Commissioner and Chair of the Municipal Executive Board, Sundbyberg

1996-2001 and 2010
Ombudsman, Swedish Trade Union Confederation