Sven-Erik Österberg

Sven-Erik Österberg
Governor of Norrbotten County
Assumed office
1 October 2012
Appointed by Cabinet of Reinfeldt
Preceded by Per-Ola Eriksson
Minister for Financial Markets
In office
21 October 2004  6 October 2006
Prime Minister Göran Persson
Preceded by Gunnar Lund
Succeeded by Mats Odell
Personal details
Born (1955-03-10) 10 March 1955
Munktorp, Sweden
Political party Social Democrats
Occupation Ombudsman

Sven-Erik Österberg (born 10 March 1955 in Munktorp) is a Swedish politician and a member of the Social Democrats. He is Governor of Norrbotten County since 1 October 2012.[1] Österberg was Minister for Financial Markets from 2004 to 2006.[2]

In 1991, he became municipal commissioner in Skinnskatteberg Municipality. 1994 he became a member of the Parliament of Sweden. 2004 to 2006, he was Deputy Minister of Finance in the Cabinet of Göran Persson, with responsibility for municipal and financial market issues. After the Social Democrat's defeat in the 2006 election, Österberg returned to being a member of parliament. From 2008 to 2011, he functioned as the group leader of the Social Democratic group in parliament.


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