State Secretary to Lena Micko

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Malin Quick Oljelund as State Secretaries to Minister for Public Administration Lena Micko. 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.

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Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Areas of responsibility

Central government adminstration

Consumer affairs

Municipalities and regions

Public procurement

Personal

Born in Borås in 1971. Lives in Stockholm and has two children.

Education

1993–1995
Bachelor’s degree in political science, Stockholm University      

1991–1992                                             
Swedish language (40 credits), University of Gothenburg                  

Positions and assignments

2019–
State Secretary, Ministry of Finance       

2015–2019
Political Adviser, Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions 

2012–2015
Head of Administration, Stockholm County Council, Swedish Social Democratic Party                  

2011–2012               
Consultant, Hero Kommunikation AB                     

2010–2010
Press Secretary, Swedish Social Democratic Party           

2007–2010
Director, Kreab Gavin Anderson    

2007–2007
Head of Communications, AB Svenska Bostäder            

2005–2006
Political Adviser, Prime Minister’s Office     

2002–2005
Political Adviser, Ministry of Justice  

2000–2002
Political Secretary, European Parliament                            

1999–2000    
Political Secretary, Sundbyberg Municipality            

1997–1998
Political Secretary, Stockholm County Council                                      

1996–1997
Ombudsman, Social Democratic Students of Sweden