CV Sven-Erik Bucht

Minister for Rural Affairs at Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation


SEB Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden


Swedish Social Democratic Party

Areas of responsibility

• Rural affairs

• Regional growth


Born 1954. Lives in Karungi, Haparanda Municipality. Married.
Three children.

Educational background

Business administration, 10 credits,

Luleå University of Technology 1996

Upper secondary schooling 1974

Positions and assignments

Minister for Rural affairs 2014–

Member of the Riksdag 2010–2014

Chair, Municipal Executive Board, Haparanda 2003–2010

Administration manager, HSB Norr 2000–2002

Local manager, HSB Haparanda 1990–1999

Additional information

Employment prior to 1991: agricultural worker, caretaker,
sawmill worker, sales manager, music teacher.