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Margot WALLSTROM, Swedish politician.


WALLSTROM, Margot was born on September 28, 1954 in K&ge, Vasterbotten Company.


Student, University Stockholm. Doctorate (honorary), Chalmers University, Sweden, 2001. Doctorate (honorary), Mälardalen University, Sweden, 2004.

Doctorate (honorary), University Massachusetts, Lowell, 2005.


Bank clerk Sparbanken Alfa, 1977—1979, bank manager, 1986—1988. Project manager Swedish Trade Union Confederation, Vörmland, 1978-1985. Member of Parliament Swedish Parliament, Sweden, 1979—1985.

Minister ecclesiastical, equality, youth and consumer affairs Swedish Government, Stockholm, 1988-1991, minister culture, 1994—1996, minister social affairs, 1996—1998. Chief Executive Officer Television Vörmland, 1993—1994. Executive vice president Worldview Global Media, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1998—1999.

Environment commissioner European Commission, Brussels, 1999—2004, vice president institutional relations and communications strategy, 2004—2009.


Pari. 1979-1985; Varmland Company Council, Directorate of Board of Civil Aviation, Directorate of National Environment Protection Board etc.


Married; 2 children.