CV Jakob Forssmed

Published

Minister for Social Affairs and Public Health

Bild på socialminister Jakob Forssmed
Socialminister Jakob Forssmed Foto: Regeringskansliet

Ministry of Social Affairs and Public Health

Party

Christian Democrats

Areas of responsibility

  • Public health
  • Dental care
  • Psychiatry
  • Sport
  • Civil society and religious communities

Personal

Jakob Forssmed was born in 1974. He lives in Sollentuna, is married and has three children.

Education

1995–2000
Studies equivalent to a Degree of Master in Political Science, University of Gothenburg

1991–1994
Social sciences programme, Sandagymnasiet (upper secondary school)

1993
High School (Honorary diploma) Ripley High School, West Virginia

Positions and assignments

2022-
Minister for Social Affairs and Public Health

2019
Member, Parliamentary Review Commission (SOU 2019:46)

2016
Member, Surplus Target Committee (SOU 2016:67)

2015–
First Vice-Chair, Christian Democrats

2014–2022
Member of the Riksdag

2014–2018
Deputy Group Leader, Christian Democrats

2014–2022
Economic policy spokesperson, Christian Democrats

2006–2014
State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office

2004–2006
Chief of Staff, Party Executive Staff, Christian Democrats

2003– 2004
Member of the Riksdag

2001–2004
Chair, Young Christian Democrats

2000–2001
Political Secretary, Christian Democrats

1999
Ombudsman, Young Christian Democrats