CV Peter Hultqvist

Published

Minister for Defence

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Portrait of Peter Hultqvist
Minister for Defence Peter Hultqvist Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Party

Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

Defence

Personal

Born 1958. Lives in Borlänge. Married.

Education

1977
Hagaskolan, social sciences programme

1976
Soltorgsskolan, technical upper secondary school

1975
Gylle skola, compulsory school

Positions and assignments

2019-
Minister for Defence

2014-2019
Minister for Defence

2007-2014
Chair, HSB Dalarna

1989-2014
Board member, HSB Dalarna

2009-
Alternate member, Swedish Social Democratic Party Executive Committee

2005-2009
Member, National Board of the Swedish Social Democratic Party

2001-2005
Alternate member, National Board of the Swedish Social Democratic Party

2001-
Chair, Swedish Social Democratic Party in Dalarna

2011-2014
Chair, Parliamentary Committee on Defence Member, Defence Commission

2010-2011
Group leader, Parliamentary Committee on the Constitution

2006-2010
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Education

2006-2014
Member of the Riksdag

2002-2006
Chair Region Dalarna - the Regional Development Council of Dalarna County

1998-2006
Municipal Commissioner in Borlänge, Chair of the Municipal Executive Board

1989-1998
Municipal Commissioner in Borlänge, Deputy Chair of the Municipal Executive Board

1985-1989
Journalist, Aktuellt i Politiken newspaper

1983-1985
Journalist, Norrländska Socialdemokraten newspaper

1977-1983
Journalist, Dala-Demokraten newspaper