State Secretary to the Minister for EU Affairs

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Paula Carvalho Olovsson is State Secretary to the Minister for EU Affairs, Hans Dahlgren. 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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Prime Minister’s Office

Areas of responsibility

  • EU affairs, including in relation to the Prime Minister
  • Bilateral engagement in Europe in relation to the Prime Minister

Personal

Paula Carvalho Olovsson was born in 1979. She lives in Katrineholm, is married and has one child.

Education

2002
Master’s Programme in Political Science with focus on European politics, Stockholm University 2002

Posts and assignments

2021–
State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office

2019–2021
State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office

2014–2019
Political Adviser to the Prime Minister, Prime Minister’s Office

2010–2014
Political Secretary, the Riksdag

2003–2010
Committee Secretary and Political Officer, Riksdagen