CV Per Bolund

Published

Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister

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Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government offices

Party

Swedish Green Party

Areas of responsibility

Environment and climate

Personal

Born 1971. Lives in Stockholm. Partner. Three children.

Educational background

2000–2002
Doctoral level studies, Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

1992–1996
M.Sc. in Biology, 160 credits, Stockholm University and University of Stirling, Scotland

1986–1989
Natural Sciences Programme, Södra Latins, Upper Secondary School 

Positions and assignments

2021–
Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister

2021
Minister for Environment and Climate, and Deputy Prime Minister

2019– 2021
Minister for Financial Markets and Housing, Deputy Minister for Finance

2014–2019
Minister for Financial Markets and Consumer Affairs, Deputy Minister for Finance

2011–2014
Member of Parliament and Economic Policy Spokesperson. Member of the Committee on Finance

2010–2011
Stockholm City Opposition City Commissioner for the Swedish Green Party, Member of the Stockholm City Executive Board Council

2006–2010
Member of the Riksdag. Industrial and Energy Policy Spokes-person, Member of the Committee on Industry
and Trade

2002– 2006
Government Offices, Ministry of Enterprise Energy and Communications, Political Adviser, responsible for infrastructure, traffic policy, IT issues and congestion charges in Stockholm

1997–1999
Environmental Strategies Research Group Research assistant in a project on future visions of sustainable transport and sustainable urban development