Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd

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Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
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Minister for Infrastructure
In office
5 October 2010 – 3 October 2014
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Åsa Torstensson
Succeeded by Anna Johansson
Minister for Defence
Acting
In office
29 March 2012 – 18 April 2012
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Sten Tolgfors
Succeeded by Karin Enström
Personal details
Born (1965-11-23) 23 November 1965 (age 49)
Mönsterås, Sweden
Political party Moderate Party

Catharina Sabine Maria Laurine Elmsäter-Svärd (born 23 November 1965) is a Swedish politician who was Minister for Infrastructure from 2010 to 2014. A member of the Moderate Party, she was an MP of the Swedish Riksdag for Stockholm County from October to December 2014, having previouslye been that from 1997 to 2008. On 16 December 2014, she announced that she would leave politics.[1]

She held the positions as Commissioner of Finance and Chief Commissioner in of Stockholm County Council from 2008 to 2010. She also served as acting Minister for Defence from 29 March to 18 April 2012, following the sudden resignation of Sten Tolgfors.

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  1. ^ Elmsäter-Svärd leaves politics Läst 20014-12-19.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Heister
Chief Commissioner of the Stockholm County Council
2008–2010
Succeeded by
Torbjörn Rosdahl
Government offices
Preceded by
Åsa Torstensson
Minister for Infrastructure
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Anna Johansson
Preceded by
Sten Tolgfors
Minister for Defence
Acting

2012
Succeeded by
Karin Enström