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Gia Boyd-Kjellen

social services administrator

Gia Boyd-Kjellen, Swedish social services administrator. Vice chairman Swedish Unifem, Stockholm, 1991-1998, president 1998-2002; member Cooperative Organization Swedish Women, Stockholm, 1997; chair Home and School, Sweden, 1980-1985; parent governor Bessmer Grange School, London, 1977-1980. Member of Swedish Aral Sea Society (chair since 2000).

Background

Boyd-Kjellen, Gia was born on January 3, 1943 in Vasteras, Sweden. Daughter of Gosta M. and Marta E. (Eriksson) Ronngren.

Education

Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1984.

Career

Administrator Ministry Foreign Affairs, Sweden, 1964-1977. Social worker Geriatric Medical Social, London, 1978-1980, Sigtuna Municipal, Sweden, 1984-1986. Administrator Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1986-1991.

Advisor Center Handicap Research Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1992. Senior administrator Nordic Council Ministers, Sweden, 1994-1997. Consultant programme office European Union, Stockholm, 1998.

Project leader Aral Sea Conference, 1998. Senior administrator Baltic Sea 2008 Foundation, 1998-1999. Clinical social worker Sigtuna Municipality, since 2000.

Consultant Organization of European Cooperation and Development. Consultant in field.

Membership

Vice chairman Swedish Unifem, Stockholm, 1991-1998, president 1998-2002. Member Cooperative Organization Swedish Women, Stockholm, 1997. Chair Home and School, Sweden, 1980-1985.

Parent governor Bessmer Grange School, London, 1977-1980. Member of Swedish Aral Sea Society (chair since 2000).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, literature, theater, music, trekking.

Connections

Married John Boyd, January 27, 1968 (divorced 1977). Children: Jonathan, Emily. Married Bo J. Kjellen, August 9, 1980.

Children: Johan, Fredrik.

father:
Gosta M. Ronngren

mother:
Marta E. (Eriksson) Ronngren

spouses:
John Boyd

Bo J. Kjellen

children:
Jonathan Boyd-Kjellen

Emily Boyd-Kjellen

Johan Boyd-Kjellen

Fredrik Boyd-Kjellen