State Secretary to Amanda Lind

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Emma Rung is State Secretary to Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport, Amanda Lind. 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.

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State Secretary Emma Rung
State Secretary Emma Rung Photo: Magnus Liljegren/Government Offices of Sweden

CV Emma Rung

Areas of responsibility

  • Culture
  • Media
  • Democracy
  • Civil society
  • Language and culture of the Sami people
  • National minorities
  • Youth policy
  • Sport
  • Faith communities and burial and cremation services

Personal

Emma Rung was born in Karlstad in 1984. She is married, has two children and lives in Stockholm.

Educational background

Bachelor of Science in Political Sciences, Stockholm University, 2008
Foreign Policy, American University, Washington DC, 2006

Positions and assignments

2021–
State Secretary, Ministry of Culture 

2019–2021
Director of Planning, Prime Minister’s Office 

2014–2018
Chief of Staff and Political Adviser, Ministry of Culture

2013–2014
Campaign Manager, Green Party

2013
Project Manager, Green Summit, Swedish-American
Chamber of Commerce, New York 

2012
Programme Manager, Social Entrepreneurship Forum 

2011
Acting Secretary-General, Fairtrade Sverige

2007–2010 
Project Manager, Fairtrade Sverige

2003–2006
Project Manager, Workers’ Educational Association 

Contact

Emma Rung
State Secretary to Minister for Culture and Democracy with responsibility for sport Amanda Lind
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
email to Emma Rung, via senior registry clerk