Maria Arnholm

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Maria Arnholm
Maria Arnholm 2013.jpg
Secretary of the Liberal People's Party
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 October 2014
Party leader Jan Björklund
Preceded by Nina Larsson
Member of the Riksdag
Incumbent
Assumed office
3 October 2014
Constituency Stockholm County
Minister for Gender Equality
In office
21 January 2013 – 3 October 2014
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Nyamko Sabuni
Succeeded by Åsa Regnér
Personal details
Born (1958-03-16) 16 March 1958 (age 57)
Partille, Sweden
Political party Liberal People's Party
Alma mater Stockholm University

Maria Elisabet Wallgren Arnholm (born 16 March 1958) is a Swedish politician who has been Secretary of the Liberal People's Party since 3 October 2014.

Arnholm served as Minister for Gender Equality and as deputy Minister for Education in the Swedish Government from 2013 to 2014.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Arnholm is an educated jurist, and studied at Stockholm University from 1978 to 1983. Arnholm was chief of staff to Bengt Westerberg during his tenure as Minister for Health and Social Affairs from 1991 to 1994. She went on to be communications director for Coop Norden AB from 2002 to 2006, and was CEO for PR agency Springtime from 2006 to 2012. Arnholm was appointed to become Nyamko Sabuni's state secretary on 25 May 2012 and served in that position until 21 January 2013.

In the morning of 21 January 2013, Arnholm was appointed Minister for Gender Equality following the sudden resignation of Nyamko Sabuni.[2] She also took office as deputy Minister for Education.

Following the 2014 defeat, Arnholm was appointed Secretary of the Liberal People's Party as the cabinet of Reinfeldt left office on 3 October 2014.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Maria Arnholm, Curriculum Vitae
  2. ^ Maria Arnholm appointed Minister for Gender Equality


Government offices
Preceded by
Nyamko Sabuni
Minister for Gender Equality
2013 – 2014
Succeeded by
Åsa Regnér
Dept. Minister for Education
2013 – 2014
Succeeded by
Helene Hellmark Knutsson
Party political offices
Preceded by
Nina Larsson
Secretary of the Liberal People's Party
2014 –
Incumbent