State Secretary to Ann Linde

Niklas Johansson is State Secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs, Ann Linde. 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.

Photo: Kristian Pohl / Government Offices of Sweden

CV - Niklas Johansson

Personal

Born in 1970. Lives in Stockholm. Partner. Two children.

Educational background

1991–1998
B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics,
Stockholm School of Economics 

1994
Studies in economics, ESADE Business School, Barcelona 

1990–1991
Company officer training programme, military police unit,
Life Guard Dragoons, Stockholm

1989–1990
History, individual courses, Stockholm University 

1986–1989
Upper secondary education, natural science programme,
Nacka Gymnasium 

Positions and assignments

2019–
State Secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade, with responsibility for Nordic affairs, Ann Linde

2016–2018
State Secretary to Minister for Enterprise and Innovation Mikael Damberg 

2012–2016
Chair of the Board of Directors, Friends Agenda AB 

2014–2016
Deputy Chair, Fujian Opcon Energy Technology Co.,
Ltd, China 

2015–2016
Board member, Opcon Compressor Technology AB, Svenska Rotor Maskiner AB, Opcon Energy System AB 

2007–2016
Deputy CEO, Trention AB (formerly Opcon) 

2003–2006
Political Adviser to Prime Minister Göran Persson, Prime Minister’s Office 

2002–2003
Political Adviser to Leif Pagrotsky, Ministry of Industry, Employment and Communications 

1998–2002
Political Adviser to Leif Pagrotsky, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 

1997–1998
Political Adviser to Leif Pagrotsky, Ministry of Industry and Trade 

1996
Political Adviser (substitute position) to Björn von Sydow, Ministry of Industry and Commerce 

1995
Political Secretary, Swedish Social Democratic Group, European Parliament 

1994
Trainee, Socialist Group, European Parliament 

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