New Ambassador to the United States

The Government today appointed Karin Olofsdotter Ambassador in Washington.
Ms Olofsdotter currently holds the post Director-General for Trade Policy. She has previously been head of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs' Department for Promotion of Sweden, Trade and CSR, Ambassador in Budapest and head of the MFA's Ministers Office. She has also served at the Embassies in Washington and Moscow, and at the Mission of Sweden to NATO and the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU in Brussels.
Ms Olofsdotter will take up her new post on 1 September 2017.