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Swedish government official

Carl-Anders Ifvarsson, Swedish government official. City councilor City of Lidingö, 1967-1982; chairman executive committee Liberal Party, Stockholm, 1976-1982.


Ifvarsson, Carl-Anders was born on November 7, 1939 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Folke and Ebba (Bergman) Ifvarsson.


Master of Laws, Stockholm University, 1966.


Secretary Liberal Group in Swedish Parliament, 1964-1967. Assistant to commissioner of personnel City of Stockholm, 1967-1970. City commissioner City of Lidingö, Sweden, 1971-1978.

Undersecretary of state Ministry Health and Social Affairs, Sweden, 1978-1982, 91-94. Deputy director general National Board Health and Welfare, Sweden, 1982-1991. Director general Swedish Patent and Registration Office, 1995-2000.

Special government adviser Ministry Industry, since 2001. Chairman Swedish Council on Social Research, 1978-1979, Commission on Family Economy, 1979-1983, Commission on Social Legislation, 1991-1995. Representative for Sweden, Administrative Council of European Patent Office.

Member administrative board Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market, European Union, since 1995, chairman, 2000. Head Swedish delegate Governing Bodies of World International Property Organization, 1995-2000.


City councilor City of Lidingö, 1967-1982. Chairman executive committee Liberal Party, Stockholm, 1976-1982.


  • Other Interests

    Literature, modern art, golf, sailing.


Married Katarina Adolfsson (divorced 1988). Children: Caroline, Carl.

Folke Ifvarsson

Ebba (Bergman) Ifvarsson

Katarina Adolfsson

Caroline Ifvarsson

Carl Ifvarsson