Jan Björklund - CV

Minister for Education and Deputy Prime Minister

The Liberal Party

Personal

Born on 18 April 1962 in Skene, Västergötland.

Education

1985
Completed officer programme

Positions and assignments

2010
Minister for Education, Deputy Prime Minister

2007-2010
Minister for Education

2007
Elected as Party Leader of the Liberal Party

2006-2007
Minister for Schools

2002, 2006
Chair of the centre-right group on education in the run-up to the 2002 and 2006 elections

2002-2006
Opposition councillor

1998-2002
Stockholm City Commissioner for schools

1994-1998
Opposition councillor

1991
Municipal politician in Stockholm, member of the
local education authority

1982-1994
Career Officer in the Swedish Armed Forces