CV Madeleine Harby Samuelsson

Madeleine Harby Samuelsson is State Secretary to Minister for Children, the Elderly and Gender Equality Åsa Regnér. 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. Madeleine Harby Samuelsson is responsible for


Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices

Personal details

Born in 1962. Lives in Stockholm. Married, four children.


Bachelor of Science in Social Work, Sköndal Institute, Stockholm

Government Offices career development programme

Positions and assignments

State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs

Various positions at the Secretariat of the National Board of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, including Head of the Party Leadership Secretariat

Various positions at the Office of the National Board of the Swedish Social Democratic Party, including Head of Management Staff

Secretariat of the Swedish Social Democratic Party group in the Riksdag, political secretary for Social Democratic members of the Committee on Education

Swedish Cooperative Centre (now We Effect), project coordinator

Various positions at the Government Offices, including Political Adviser at the Political Secretariat of the Prime Minister's Office and Desk Officer at the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications