State Secretary to Helene Hellmark Knutsson

Karin Röding is State Secretary to the Minister for Higher Education and Research, Helene Hellmark Knutsson. State Secretaries are politically appointed senior officials at the Government Offices who lead the work of a ministry directly under the head of the ministry or another minister. State Secretaries are responsible for planning and coordination.

Photo of State Secretary Karin Röding
State Secretary Karin Röding Foto: Kristian Pohl/Regeringskansliet

CV Karin Röding

Areas of responsibility

  • Higher education
  • Research

Personal

Born 1955 in Malmö. Lives in Kungsholmen, Stockholm.

Education

2005
Degree of Doctor of Medical Science, Karolinska Institutet

2001
Licentiate degree in medical education, Karolinska Institutet

1993
Master of Political Science, Lund University

1993
Specialist in endodontics, Karolinska Institutet

1981
University Degree in Dental Surgery, Karolinska Institutet

Positions and assignments

2016–
State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research

2011–2016
Vice-Chancellor, Mälardalen University

2013–2016
Member of the board of Vinnova (Sweden's innovation agency)

2013–2016
Member of Det rådgivende udvalg for vurdering af udbud af videregående uddannelser (RUVU), Ministry of Higher Education and Science, Denmark

2013–2016
Member and deputy chair of the board of the Swedish Council for Higher Education

2012–2016
Member of the board of the Swedish Agency for Government Employers

2009–2016
Member of the board of the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)

2007–2011
University Director, Karolinska Institutet

2006–2007
University Director, Uppsala University

1999–2006
Director, Head of Division for Higher Education, Ministry of Education and Research

1997–1999
Head of Division, Division for Training and Students, Karolinska Institutet

1996-1999
Principal Administrative Officer, Karolinska Institutet

1991–1996
Director, Baltic Dental Programme, Karolinska Institutet

1985–1996
Director of Studies, Dental Surgery Programme, Karolinska Institutet

1981–1996
Assistant dentist and lecturer, Karolinska Institutet