CV for State Secretary Pernilla Baralt

Pernilla Baralt is responsible for Elderly care, Gender equality, Individual and family care, Rights of people with disabilities, Rights of the child and Support for people with disabilities

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Pernilla Baralt
State Secretary Pernilla Baralt Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government offices of Sweden

Personal

Born 1969. Lives in Stockholm. Married. Three children. Educational background

1994  
Research student, peace and development issues, University of Gothenburg

1993  
BA, political science and international relations, University of Gothenburg

1992–1993 
Certificat d’Etudes Internationales (Erasmus), Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Strasbourg, France

1991–1992
EU Policy and Politics, University of Hull, England

1989–1990 
International administration, Linnaeus University

Posts and assignments

2014–  
State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

2014–2014 
Acting Director, Representation of the European   Commission in Sweden

2012–2014  
Spokesperson and Head of Press, Media and   Communications, European Commission in Sweden

2007–2012  
Head of Communications Department, European Commission in Sweden

2007  
Baralt Consultants
Self-owned communications company, focusing on sustainability and the EU

2005–2007  
Director of Global Challenge, an independent Swedish think tank

2004–2005  
Director of Planning under Minister for Defence Leni Björklund, Ministry of Defence

2001–2003 
Political Adviser to Prime Minister Göran Persson, Prime Minister’s Office. 
Areas of responsibility: labour market, agriculture, sustainable development and EU coordination

1997–2001  
Member of Cabinet, European Commissioner Margot Wallström.
Member of Cabinet, European Commissioner Anita Gradin.

1996–1998  
Official at the European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, International Relations and Enlargement and Directorate-General for Development and Aid

1995–1996 Political Secretary to the Swedish Social Democratic Group in the European Parliament