State Secretary Joakim Stymne

Mr Joakim Stymne is State Secretary to Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth.

Areas of responsibility

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  • Culture
  • Media
  • Sport

Personal

Born in 1959

Education

1988
MA, Economics Department, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University

1985
B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

Positions held

2011-
State Secretary, Ministry of Culture

2006-2011
State Secretary for International Development Cooperation, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

2004-2006
Chief Economist and Head of Strategy and Economics, Kaupthing Bank

1995-2003
Chief Economist and Head of Strategy and Economics, Alfred Berg

1992-1994
Special Adviser, Prime Minister's Office

1991-1992
Adviser on Economic Reform, Jeffrey D. Sachs and Associates, Warszawa, Poland

1991
Principal Secretary, Inquiry on the use of loans in development assistance, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Other responsibilities

2006-2011
Governor, African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank, IFAD

2004-2006
Columnist, Svenska Dagbladet

2004
Executive Secretary, Stiftelsen Fritt Näringsliv (the Swedish Free Enterprise Foundation)

2003
Editor, Initierat magazine

Consultant/Summer intern, International Monetary Fund and World Bank, Washington DC, USA

Research assistant, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

Teaching assistant, Harvard University

Research assistant, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) and Geography Department, Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden and Lusaka, Zambia