CV Sophia Metelius

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State Secretary to Minister for Employment and Integration.

State Secretary Sophia Metelius.
State Secretary Sophia Metelius. Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government offices.

Ministry of Employment

Areas of responsibility

  • Labour market
  • Integration
  • Integration of newly arrived immigrants
  • Anti-segregation

Personal

Sophia Metelius was born in 1972. She is married and has four children, including a step-daughter. Sophia lives in Danderyd.

Education

1992–1997
Master of Laws, Stockholm University, including studies at
Université Robert Schuman, Strasbourg, France 

1997
Political science, Stockholm University 

1988–1991
Humanities programme, Danderyd Upper Secondary School 

Positions and assignments

2022–
State Secretary, Ministry of Employment 

2022
Election Director, Liberal Party Stockholm 

2021–2022
Senior consultant, Kreab 

2019–2021
Head/Chief negotiator, Liberal Party January Agreement Secretariat, Prime Minister’s Office 

2014–2019
Senior researcher, Liberal Party Parliamentary Secretariat 

2012–2014
Political Adviser, Ministry of Employment 

2011–2012
Deputy Director, Ministry of Employment 

2008–2010
Deputy Director, Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality 

2006–2008
Desk Officer, Ministry of Integration and Gender Equality 

2002–2006
Desk Officer, Ministry of Justice

1999–2002
Desk Officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs 

1998–1999
Case Officer, Ombudsman for Children in Sweden 

Other assignments

2019–
Member of Nomination Committee, Liberal Party, Danderyd branch 

2016–2019
Board Member, Liberal Party, Danderyd branch