We are very pleased that Kristina Persson, the Swedish Minister for Strategic Development and Nordic Cooperation will be returning to Tromsø for Arctic Frontiers 2016.
Persson has been the minister under Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, since 3 October 2014. She represented the Social Democrats in parliament in 1991 and 1993-95 for the Municipality of Stockholm constituency and she was a memberof the European Parliament between January 1 and 8 October 1995. She was Governor of Jämtland County from 1995 to 2001 and Deputy Governor 2001-07. Since 2007 she has been the Chair of the Nordic Association and the think tank Global Challenge, which she founded in 2005.