Mats Odell

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Mats Odell
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Minister for Financial Markets
In office
6 October 2006 – 5 October 2010
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded by Sven-Erik Österberg
Succeeded by Peter Norman
Minister for Communications
In office
4 October 1991 – 7 October 1994
Prime Minister Carl Bildt
Preceded by Georg Andersson
Succeeded by Ines Uusmann
Personal details
Born Mats Christer Johannes Odell
(1947-04-30) 30 April 1947 (age 70)
Värnamo, Småland
Political party Christian Democrat
Occupation economist, politician

Mats Christer Johannes Odell (born 30 April 1947) is a Swedish politician (Christian Democrat). He served as Minister for Communications from 1991 to 1994 and as Minister for Financial Markets from 2006 to 2010.[1]

Odell was chairman of the Young Christian Democrats 1975–1981. He is a member of the board of the Christian Democrats since 1988, MP since 1991, and the economics spokesman of the Christian Democrats 1994–2006.

He was parliamentary group leader of his party from 2010 to 2012 and second vice chairman from 2004 to 2012.


  1. ^ "Mats Odell". Nationalencyklopedin (in Swedish). Retrieved 9 May 2010. 

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Alf Svensson
Chairman of the Young Christian Democrats
Succeeded by
Anders Andersson
Political offices
Preceded by
Georg Andersson
Minister for Communications
Succeeded by
Ines Uusmann
Preceded by
Sven-Erik Österberg
Minister for Financial Markets
Succeeded by
Peter Norman