Bertil Östberg

Bertil Östberg is State Secretary to Jan Björklund.

Areas of responsibility

  • School-age childcare
  • Compulsory school
  • Upper secondary school

Personal

Born on 22 November 1948 in Falun

Education

BA General and BA in Economics, Uppsala University

Positions and assignments

2007-
State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research

2006
State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Research and Culture

2000-2006
District Council Director, Stockholm City, first in Älvsjö and from 2002 in Bromma

1994-2000
Positions in district councils and social services districts in Stockholm City, including Director of Social Welfare Services, Director of Elderly Care Services and Financial Manager

1991-1994
Assistant Financial Secretary in Stockholm City

1988-2006
Member of the Lidingö Municipal Council

1986-2006
Chair, Vice Chair or Member of various municipal committees in Lidingö Municipality including the Social Services Committee, the Pre-school Committee, the Children and Young People's Committee and the Elderly and Disability Committee

1986-1991
Financial Manager of the Liberal Party, and from 1989, Deputy Party Secretary

1984-1986
Political Secretary at the Liberal Party Secretariat of the Riksdag

1981-1984
Financial Manager at the Adoption Centre, Sweden

Other

1970-1978
In addition to studies, a range of appointments in organisations such as Liberal Youth of Sweden, the School Students' Union in Sweden and the Swedish Adult Education Association

Contact

Bertil Östberg
State Secretary
work +46 8 405 10 00
email to Bertil Östberg, via the Senior registry clerk

State Secretary

A politically appointed senior civil servant in the Government Offices who works directly under the Head of the Ministry or some other minister. Leads work in the ministry, responsible for planning and coordination.