Gunnar Lund

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Gunnar Lund
Gunnar Lund, statsrad finnansdepartementet, Sverige (Bilden ar tagen vid Nordiska radets session i Oslo, 2003).jpg
Ambassador of Sweden to France
In office
2007–2014
Preceded by Frank Belfrage
Succeeded by Veronika Wand-Danielsson
Swedish Ambassador to the United States
In office
2004–2007
Preceded by Jan Eliasson
Succeeded by Jonas Hafström
Swedish Minister for International Monetary Exchange
In office
21 October 2002 – 2004
Personal details
Born (1947-07-23) 23 July 1947 (age 69)
Stockholm, Sweden
Alma mater Stockholm University, Uppsala University, Columbia University

Nils Gunnar Wiggo Lund (born 26 July 1947) is a Swedish diplomat and politician

Gunnar Lund did his military service as an interpreter in Uppsala and was educated in Russian. He graduated from Stockholm University and Uppsala University with a Bachelor's degree in political economics, political science and Russian in 1971. Lund received a Master's degree in political economics and international law from Columbia University in 1972.

Lund has served as a diplomat in Copenhagen, at the OECD in Paris and as the Permanent Representation of Sweden to the European Union.

From 2002 until 2004 he served as minister for International Monetary Exchange in the Swedish cabinet. From 2004 to 2007 he was the Swedish Ambassador to the United States. From the fall of 2007 he served as the Swedish ambassador to France.

Personal life[edit]

Lund is married to Kari Lotsberg. They have three children: Gustav (born 1984) Harald (1987) and Ingrid (1990).

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Jan Eliasson
Ambassador of Sweden to the United States
2005–2007
Succeeded by
Jonas Hafström
Preceded by
Frank Belfrage
Ambassador of Sweden to France
2007–2014
Succeeded by
Veronika Wand-Danielsson