State Secretary to Sven-Erik Bucht

Elisabeth Backteman, State Secretary to Minister for Rural Affairs Sven-Erik Bucht


State Secretary Elisabeth Backteman
State Secretary Elisabeth Backteman Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Areas of responsibility

- Rural affairs

- Regional growth


Born in 1966. Lives in Stockholm. Married.

Educational background

Public Sector Management Programme, Swedish Institute of Management, Stockholm School of Economics 2013

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, History of Economics and Economics, Stockholm University 1995

Positions and assignments

State Secretary to Minister for Rural Affairs Sven-Erik Bucht 2014–

Chair, Swedish FAO Committee 2014–

Quality Manager, Swedish Migration Board 2014

Operational Manager and Financial Manager, Swedish Migration Board 2009–2014

Chair, Swedish Centre for International Youth Exchange 2008–2009

Political Adviser to Prime Minister Göran Persson, Government Offices 2002–2005

Deputy Director, Ministry of Finance 1997–2002

First Auditor, Swedish National Audit Office 1995–1997

Research Assistant, Swedish Institute for Research on Business and Work Life Issues 1993–1995

Chair, Political Science Student Council, Stockholm University 1990–1992