State Secretary to Niklas Wykman

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Johan Almenberg is State Secretary to Minister for Financial Markets Niklas Wykman.

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.

Areas of responsibility

  • Financial market issues 
  • Gambling policy

Personal

Johan Almenberg was born in 1977 and lives in Stockholm. He is married and has two children.

Education

2018
Associate Professor of Economics

2009
Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

2004
Degree of Master of Arts in Economics, Lund University

2000
Degree of Bachelor of Science in International History, London School of Economics and Political Science

Positions and assignments

2022–
State Secretary, Ministry of Finance

2021–2022
Head of division, Sveriges Riksbank

2019–2021
Deputy chief economist, The Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority

2018–2019
Head of division, National Institute of Economic Research

2015–2018
Head of division, Sveriges Riksbank

2009–2014
Political adviser/economist, Ministry of Finance