State Secretary to the Minister for Defence
Jan-Olof Lind is State Secretary to the Minister for Defence, Peter Hultqvist. State Secretaries are politically appointed senior officials at the Government Offices who lead the work of a ministry directly under the head of the ministry or another minister. State Secretaries are responsible for planning and coordination.
Born in 1962. Lives in Stockholm.
Partner. Two children.
Mr Lind has studied Economics and Business Administration at Stockholm University.
Positions and assignments
State Secretary, Ministry of Defence
Director-General, Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)
Commissioner in the Governments Commission on future capability for Military Helicopters
Chair for the Research & Technology Directors at European Defence Agency (EDA)
Acting Director-General and Deputy Director-General,
Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI)
National Armaments Director (NAD) of Sweden
Acting Director-General, Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (FMV)
Director at the Ministry of Defence, Department for Military Affairs
Principal Secretary in the Government Commission
on Officer training and education