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State Secretary to Ardalan Shekarabi

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Alejandro Firpo is State Secretary to the Minister for Social Security Ardalan Shekarabi. 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.

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Alejandro Firpo, State Secretary to Minister for Social Security Ardalan Shekarabi Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

Personal

Alejandro Firpo was born in 1978. He lives in Uppsala. He is married and has three children

Education

Master of Laws, LL.M., Uppsala University 2001–2006
History of Art and Literature, University of Barcelona 2000

Positions and assignments

State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs 2021–
State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs 2019–2021
State Secretary, Ministry of Finance 2017–2019,
Political Adviser, Ministry of Finance 2014–2017
Deputy Director, Ministry of Justice 2013–2014
Various managerial positions, Swedish Migration Agency 2010–2012
Drafting lawyer, Stockholm County Administrative Court 2008–2009
Political Secretary, Swedish Social Democratic Party in Uppsala 2005–2007