CV Christian Danielsson

Published

Christian Danielsson is State Secretary to Minister for EU Affairs Jessika Roswall.

Christian Danielsson
State Secretary Christian Danielsson Photo: Ninni Andersson/Government Offices of Sweden

Areas of responsibility

  • EU affairs
  • Nordic affairs

Personal

Christian Danielsson was born in 1957 and lives in Stockholm. He is married and has two children.

Education

1981
Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics, Stockholm School of Economics

Positions and assignments

2022–
State Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office

2020–2022
Head of the European Commission Representation in Sweden

2015–2020
Director-General, European Commission Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations

2013–2015
Director-General, European Commission Directorate-General for Enlargement

2011–2013
Deputy Secretary-General, European Commission

2008–2010
Ambassador and Sweden’s Permanent Representative to the European Union

2005–2008
Head of unit, European Commission

2022–2005
Deputy Head of Cabinet to Vice-President of the European Commission Günter Verheugen

1999–2002
Minister, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1995–1999
Member of Commissioner Anita Gradin’s cabinet, European Commission

1992–1995
Counsellor, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1987–1992
Desk officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs

1984–1987
Second Secretary, Sweden’s Delegation to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

1982–1984
Second Secretary, Sweden’s Embassy in Luanda, Angola

1981–1982
Diplomatic Training Programme, Ministry for Foreign Affairs