Per Bolund


Per Bolund (born 3 July 1971) is a Swedish politician for the Green Party. He has served as Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden (in a strictly ceremonial role) and as Minister for the Environment since February 2021, and has been co-spokesperson of the Green Party since May 2019.[2]

Per Bolund

Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
Assumed office
5 February 2021
Serving with Morgan Johansson
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byIsabella Lövin
Minister for the Environment
Assumed office
5 February 2021
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byIsabella Lövin
Spokesperson of the Green Party
Assumed office
4 May 2019
Serving with
Isabella Lövin (2019–2021)
Märta Stenevi (2021– )
Preceded byGustav Fridolin
Minister for Housing
In office
21 January 2019  5 February 2021
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byPeter Eriksson
Succeeded byMärta Stenevi
Minister for Financial Markets
In office
3 October 2014  5 February 2021
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byPeter Norman
Succeeded byÅsa Lindhagen
Minister for Housing and Urban Development
(acting)
In office
18 April 2016  25 May 2016
Prime MinisterStefan Löfven
Preceded byMehmet Kaplan
Succeeded byPeter Eriksson
Personal details
Born (1971-07-03) 3 July 1971 (age 49)
Hässelby, Hässelby-Vällingby, Stockholm, Sweden
Political partyGreen Party
ProfessionBiologist[1]

He previously served as Minister for Financial Markets from October 2014 to February 2021[3] and as Minister for Housing from January 2019 to February 2021. He was shortly acting Minister for Housing and Urban Development from April to May 2016.[4]

Bolund was elected to the Riksdag in 2006.

References


  1. "Per Bolund" (in Swedish). Riksdagen. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  2. "Per Bolund" (in Swedish). Green Party. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  3. "Per Bolund: Sweden's great Green pensions hope". Financial Times. Retrieved 18 April 2016.
  4. Sveriges Radio. "Direktrapport om Kaplans avgång" (in Swedish). Retrieved 18 April 2016.
Party political offices
Preceded by
Gustav Fridolin
Spokesperson of the Green Party
Serving with:
Isabella Lövin (2019–2021)
Märta Stenevi (2021– )

2019–present
Incumbent
Political offices
Preceded by
Peter Norman
Minister for Financial Markets
2014–2021
Succeeded by
Åsa Lindhagen
Deputy Minister for Finance
2014–2021
Preceded by
Birgitta Ohlsson
Minister for Consumer Affairs
2014–2019
Succeeded by
Ardalan Shekarabi
Preceded by
Mehmet Kaplan
Minister for Housing and Urban Development
Minister for Digitalizion
Acting

2016
Succeeded by
Peter Eriksson
Preceded by
Peter Eriksson
Minister for Housing
2019–2021
Succeeded by
Märta Stenevi
Preceded by
Isabella Lövin
Minister for the Environment
2021–present
Incumbent
Deputy Prime Minister of Sweden
2021–present