State Secretary to Amanda Lind

Helene Öberg 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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Portrait of Helene Öberg
State Secretary Helene Öberg Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

CV Helene Öberg

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

Born 1979. Married, three children.

Educational background

1998–1999
Studies in teaching Swedish and Swedish as a second language, Malmö University

1995–1998
Social science programme, sign language specialisation, Birger Sjöberg Upper Secondary School

Positions and assignments

2019–
State Secretary, Ministry of Culture

2014–2019
State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research

2014
County Council Commissioner, Swedish Green Party, Stockholm County Council

2011–2014
Convener, National Board of the Swedish Green Party

2010–2014
Group leader, Swedish Green Party, Stockholm County Council

2006–2010
Secretary-General, Sweden’s Remarkable Single Parents

2005–2006
Assistant Secretary-General Swedish Youth Temperance Association

2003–2005
Political Secretary, Swedish Green Party, Region Skåne

2000–2003
Secretary, Young Greens of Sweden

1999–2000
Substitute teacher, Hässleholm Municipality

Additional information

2010
Lobbyist of the year

2008
Årets Wendela (annual award in memory of Wendela Hebbe, Sweden’s first female journalist

Contact

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