Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd

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Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd
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Minister for Infrastructure
In office
5 October 2010 – 3 October 2014
Prime MinisterFredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded byÅsa Torstensson
Succeeded byAnna Johansson
Minister for Defence
In office
29 March 2012 – 18 April 2012
Prime MinisterFredrik Reinfeldt
Preceded bySten Tolgfors
Succeeded byKarin Enström
Personal details
Born (1965-11-23) 23 November 1965 (age 56)
Mönsterås, Sweden
Political partyModerate Party

Catharina Sabine Maria Laurine Elmsäter-Svärd (born 23 November 1965) is a Swedish politician who was Minister for Infrastructure from 2010 to 2014. A member of the Moderate Party, she was an MP of the Swedish Riksdag for Stockholm County from October to December 2014, having previously been that from 1997 to 2008. On 16 December 2014, she announced that she would leave politics.[1]

She held the positions as Commissioner of Finance and Chief Commissioner in of Stockholm County Council from 2008 to 2010. She also served as acting Minister for Defence from 29 March to 18 April 2012, following the sudden resignation of Sten Tolgfors.


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Political offices
Preceded by Chief Commissioner of the Stockholm County Council
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Infrastructure
Succeeded by
Preceded by Minister for Defence

Succeeded by

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