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
Born 1969. Lives in Stockholm. Married. Three children. Educational background
Research student, peace and development issues, University of Gothenburg
BA, political science and international relations, University of Gothenburg
Certificat d’Etudes Internationales (Erasmus), Institut d’Etudes Politiques, Strasbourg, France
EU Policy and Politics, University of Hull, England
International administration, Linnaeus University
Posts and assignments
State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Acting Director, Representation of the European Commission in Sweden
Spokesperson and Head of Press, Media and Communications, European Commission in Sweden
Head of Communications Department, European Commission in Sweden
Self-owned communications company, focusing on sustainability and the EU
Director of Global Challenge, an independent Swedish think tank
Director of Planning under Minister for Defence Leni Björklund, Ministry of Defence
Political Adviser to Prime Minister Göran Persson, Prime Minister’s Office.
Areas of responsibility: labour market, agriculture, sustainable development and EU coordination
Member of Cabinet, European Commissioner Margot Wallström.
Member of Cabinet, European Commissioner Anita Gradin.
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