Christofer Fjellner

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Christofer Fjellner
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Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
November 2004
Chairman of the Moderate Youth League
In office
November 2002 – November 2004
Preceded by Tove Lifvendahl
Succeeded by Johan Forssell
Personal details
Born (1976-12-13) December 13, 1976 (age 39)
Västerås, Sweden
Political party Moderate Party
Alma mater Lund University
Uppsala University
Profession Entrepreneur, economist

Gustav Christofer Ingemar Fjellner (born 13 December 1976 in Västerås) is a Swedish politician and Member of the European Parliament. He is a member of the Moderate Party, part of the European People's Party - European Democrats group.

He sits on the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade and its Committee on Budgetary Control. In that capacity, he drafted the Parliament’s review of EU spending in 2010.[1] He is also a substitute for the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety, a member of the delegation for relations with Belarus, and a substitute for the delegation for relations with Iran.

He gained national prominence as chairman of the Moderate Youth League from 2002 to 2004.


  • Studied political science and public finance, Uppsala University and Lund University
  • Researcher, Timbro (free-market think tank), 1997
  • Information officer, Svenska arbetsgivare föreningen (Swedish employers association), 1998–2000
  • Editorial writer, Svenska Dagbladet, 1999
  • Consultant, sagt:gjort (public relations firm), 2001
  • Vice-President and co-founder of Look Closer AB (business intelligence company)
  • Chairman, Moderate Youth League, 2002–2004
  • President, Nordisk Ungkonservativ Union (Nordic Young Conservatives), 2002–2004
  • Member of executive board, Moderaterna Swedish Conservatives)
  • Member of Enköping Municipal Council, 1998-2002
  • Member of Uppsala County Council, 1998-2002


  1. ^ Constant Brand (November 10, 2011), Commission names worst managers of EU money European Voice.

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