CV Johan Forssell

Published

Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade

Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade
Johan Forssell, Minister for International Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Ministry for Foreign Affairs

Party membership

Moderate Party

Areas of responsibility

  • International development cooperation
  • Trade policy and promotion

Personal

Johan Forssell was born in 1979 and lives in Stockholm. He is married and has four children.

Education

1998–2004
Economics and Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics 

2004
Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London 

2003
Studies at the University of Otago Business School, Otago 

Positions and assignments

2022–
Minister for International Development Cooperation
and Foreign Trade 

2021–
Chair of the Moderate Party, City of Stockholm 

2010–2022
Member of the Riksdag 

2007–2010
Director of Planning, Moderate Party 

2006–2007
Chief of Staff, Prime Minister’s Office