CV Mats Persson

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Minister for Education

Mats Persson
Mats Persson, Minister for Education Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Ministry of Education and Research

Party

Liberal Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Research and higher education
  • Adult education
  • Liberal adult education
  • Space issues
  • Student finance

Personal

Mats Persson was born in 1980. He lives in Lund and is married with one child.

Education

2015
Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Economic History,
Lund University                                                                   

2005–2009
Doctoral studies, Lund University                                          

1999–2005
Degree of Master of Political Science, Lund University   

Positions and assignments   

2022–
Minister for Education                                                        

2022
Group Leader, Liberal Party Parliamentary Secretariat           

2019–2022
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Finance                     

2019
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Education                  

2016–2019
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Finance                     

2014–2016
Member, Parliamentary Committee on Taxation                    

2009–2014
Regional Commissioner, Region Skåne