State Secretary to Anna Hallberg


Krister Nilsson is State Secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg. 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.

Krister Nilsson
Krister Nilsson Kristan Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

CV - Krister Nilsson

Areas of responsibility

• Foreign trade

• Nordic affairs


Born in 1964. Lives in Värmdö outside Stockholm. Married, one child.

Positions and assignments

State Secretary to Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs Anna Hallberg, 2019 -

Deputy CEO, Prime PR 2018

Partner and Senior Consultant, Prime PR 2009–2018

Senior Consultant, Prime PR 2008

HKN-Consulting 2008

State Secretary, Ministry of the Environment 2002–2006

Political Adviser, Ministry of the Environment        1998–2002

Project Manager, Olof Palme International Centre 1998

Political Adviser, Social Democratic Delegation

European Parliament, Brussels 1996–1998

International Secretary,

Swedish Social Democratic Youth League 1993–1996

Quality Engineer, Volvo Flygmotor, Trollhättan 1987–1993

Other roles

Elected representative, Swedish Social Democratic Youth League,

district chair and board member

Elected representative, Trollhättan and Värmdö municipalities

Alternate board member, Värmdö Hamnar

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