State Secretary to Åsa Lindhagen

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Karin Strandås is State Secretary to Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation, Åsa Lindhagen. 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.

State Secretary Karin Strandås
State Secretary Karin Strandås Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

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Personal

Karin Strandås was born in 1974. She lives in Stockholm with her
partner and two children.

Education

1999–2001
Master’s degree in political science, Uppsala University, with
studies at the University of Sheffield

1995–1999
Bachelor’s degree in political science, Uppsala University

Positions and assignments

2019–
State Secretary, Ministry of Employment

2018–2019
Deputy Head, Coordination Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office

2018
Head of the Swedish Green Party Parliamentary Secretariat

2017–2018
State Secretary, Ministry of Culture

2016–2017
Deputy Head, Coordination Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office

2014–2016
Political Adviser, Prime Minister’s Office

2013–2014
Consultant, Westander

2011–2013
Campaign manager, ActionAid

2007–2011
Chair, Swedish Burma Committee

2004–2010
Political Secretary, Swedish Green Party, the Riksdag

2004–2005
Project coordinator, The Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation

2003
Analyst, Swedish Municipal Workers’ Union

 

 

Contact

Karin Strandås
State Secretary to Minister for Gender Equality, with responsibility for anti-discrimination and anti-segregation, Åsa Lindhagen
Phone (switchboard) +46 8 405 10 00
email to Karin Strandås, via senior registry clerk