CV Matilda Ernkrans

Ministry of Education and Research

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Matilda Ernkrans, Minister for Higher Education and Research
Minister for Higher Education and Research Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Party

Swedish Social Democratic Party.

Areas of responsibility

  • Higher education
  • Research
  • Student finance
  • Space issues

Personal

Matilda Ernkrans was born in 1973. She lives in Hallsberg, is married
and has two children.

Education

1994–1997, 2002
Degrees in political science and sociology,
Örebro University (studies combined with work) 

1989–1992
Social studies programme at upper secondary level,
Alleskolan 

Positions and assignments

2019–
Minister for Higher Education and Research 

2018–2019
Chair, Committee on Education

2010–2018
Chair, Committee on Environment and Agriculture 

2006–2010
Member, Committee on Social Insurance 

2002–2006
Member, Committee on Cultural Affairs 

2002–
Member of the Riksdag 

1994–2002
Employment officer 

Other

2017–
Member, Swedish Social Democratic Party National Board 

2016–
Chair, Swedish Social Democratic Party, Örebro County district 

2011–2017
Alternate member, Swedish Social Democratic Party National Board 

2010–2018
Member of the Riksdag Cross-Party Committee on Environmental Objectives 

2010–2018
Member of the Riksdag War Delegation 

2007–2011
Chair, Swedish Social Democratic Party, Hallsberg 

1994–2011
Member, Hallsberg Municipal Council 

1991–2002
Local politician with municipal assignments