Peter Norman (politician)

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Peter Norman
Minister for Financial Markets
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 October 2010
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Mats Odell
Personal details
Born Peter Erik Norman
(1958-04-03) 3 April 1958 (age 56)
Political party Moderate Party
(since 2010)

Peter Erik Norman (born 3 April 1958) is a Swedish economist and politician, serving as Minister for Financial Markets since 5 October 2010. Formerly a non-partisan at the time of his appointment to the government (a rare occurrence in Sweden) he joined Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's Moderate Party days later. The last Swedish Minister not member of a political party was Sven Romanus, Minister of Justice in 1976-1978.

Norman has worked in the financial industry since 1992. The last ten years, before appointment as minister, he has worked as president of the Seventh AP Fund (Swedish: Sjunde AP-fonden). Prior to joining the AP-Fund in 2000, Norman was the CEO of Alfred Berg Asset Management from 1996 to 1999 and director (deputy director) at the Riksbank from 1994 to 1996. Norman has a Bachelor of Arts degree.

Peter Norman has previously been chairman of the board of Carnegie Investment Bank and the finance company Max Matthiessen. He is a member of the board of Stockholm University and the investment company Svolder, and was previously vice chairman of the Nuclear Waste Fund.

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Preceded by
Mats Odell
Minister for Financial Markets
2010—
Succeeded by
Incumbent