Master of Laws, University Helsinki, 1983.
Lawyer Association Swedish Speaking Farmers in Finland, 1983-1989. Deputy town clerk City of Helsinki, 1989. Deputy director, lawyer Association Finland's Swedish-Speaking Municipalities, 1989-1993.
Senior legal advisor Association Finnish Local Auths., since 1993. Member European Parliament, since 1996.
Vice chair Swedish People's Party, Finland, 1992-2000. Board directors United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund Finland, 1998.