Mats Hellström Edit Profile
Fil. Kand., Stockholm, 1965. Spoken languages: English, German, French.
Member of Parliament, since 1968. Deputy member. Standing Committee on Banking and Currency, 1968. Member, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, 1968.
Member of the Board, Social Democratic Party, since 1969. Member of the Board, Stockholm Branch of the Social Democratic Party. Vice-Chairman. Labour Movement’s Peace Forum.
Chairman, Committee on Childcare Centres. Member, committee on Employment. Member. Executive Committee, Swedish Social Democratic Party Youth league.
1969-1972; Special Adviser, Ministry of Labour, 1974-1976. Chairman, Standing Committee on Finance, 1982-1983. Member, Swedish Delegation to the United Nations.
Minister for Foreign Trade, 198286. Minister of Agriculture, 1986-1991. Vice Chairman, Parliament Committee on European Economic Affairs, since 1992.
Lecturer, economics, University Stockholm, 1965-1969. Expert adviser. Department of the Labour Market, 1973-1976.
Board member Social Democratic Party, 1969-1996, member executive committee youth league, 1968-1972, vice chairman parliamentary European Union-committee, 1992-1994. Minister foreign trade and European Union affairs, 1994-1996. Sweden's ambassador to Germany, 1996-2001.
County governor Stockholm, 2002-2006.
Married Elisabeth Hellström. Children: Johan, Katarina.