State Secretary to Hans Dahlgren


Paula Carvalho Olovsson is State Secretary to Minister for EU Affairs Hans Dahlgren. 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.


Areas of responsibility

EU affairs, also in relation to the Prime Minister

Bilateral engagement in Europe in relation to the Prime Minister


Paula Carvalho Olovsson was born in 1979. She lives in Katrineholm, is married and has one child.


2002 Master’s Programme in Political Science with focus on
European politics, Stockholm University 

Posts and assignments

2019– State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office
2014–2019 Political Adviser to the Prime Minister,
Prime Minister’s Office 
2010–2014 Political Secretary, the Riksdag
2003–2010 Committee Secretary and Political Officer, the Riksdag