CV Elisabeth Svantesson

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Minister for Finance

Elisabeth Svantesson, Minister for Finance
Elisabeth Svantesson, Minister for Finance Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Ministry of Finance

Party membership

Moderate Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Economic policy
  • Taxes and tariffs
  • Central government budget
  • State-owned companies

Personal 

Elisabeth was born in 1967 and lives in Örebro. She is married and 
has three children.

Education

2006
Licentiate in Economics, Örebro University 

2001
Master of Science in Business and Economics, Uppsala University 

1991
Bachelor of Science in Business and Economics, Örebro University College 

1986
Upper Secondary Diploma, Östersund 

Positions and assignments

2022–
Minister for Finance 

2006–2022
Member of the Riksdag 

2013–2014
Minister for Employment 

2001–2006
Teacher and doctoral student, Örebro University 

1995–2000
Upper secondary school teacher, Uppsala