About us

Stockholm Region EU Office serves as a representation office for the Stockholm Region in Brussels. The office is run by the Stockholm Region Association for European Affairs, a non-profit organisation representing eight local and regional governments. Together, we represent one of the most competitive and fastest growing metropolitan regions in Europe.

With a population of over 3.6 million people, we represent approximately 36 percent of the entire population in Sweden and 32 percent of GNP. Stockholm Region EU Office has five full-time employees who support local and regional governments in the region by providing information, recommendations and communicating with the EU institutions.

Stockholm Region EU Office has five full-time employees who support eight local and regional governments in Stockholm Region by providing information, recommendations and communicating with the EU institutions. Stockholm Region EU Office monitor issues and stakeholders and enable and state our joint positions and recommendations towards EU policy makers.

Organisation

Stockholm Region EU Office is a joint office for local and regional governments in Stockholm Region, run by the Stockholm Region Association for European Affairs. Founding members of the Association are the City of Stockholm, Stockholm County Council, Storsthlm, together with other members, Mälardalsrådet (Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region), Gotland Region, Sörmland Regional Council, Uppsala Region and Västmanland Region.

Board of Directors

Stockholm Region EU Office is, legally speaking, a company owned by the Association. The Board of Directors consists of three top management directors from the founding members of the Stockholm Region Association for European Affairs.

Madeleine Sjöstrand, Storsthlm, Chairman
Ingela Lindh, City of Stockholm
Malin Frenning, Stockholm County Council
Kristina Tidestav, Solna Municipality (substitute)

Board of Stockholm Region Association for European Affairs

The board of the Stockholm Region Association for European Affairs gather politicians from the members of the association and are responsible for the strategic direction and policy areas to be prioritised.

Founding members
City of Stockholm
Karin Wanngård (S), Chairman
Daniel Helldén (MP)
Anna König Jerlmyr (M) 

Stockholm County Council
Irene Svenonius (M)
Gustav Hemming (C)
Jens Sjöström (S)

Storsthlm 
Mats Gerdau (M)
Anna-Lena Johansson (L)
Boel Godner (S)

Other members
Erika Ullberg (S), Mälardalsrådet (The Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region)
Meit Fohlin (S), Gotland Region
Viking Jonsson (S), Sörmland Regional Council
Jenny Lundström (MP), Uppsala Region
Denise Nordström (S), Västmanland Region

Adjunct members from the European Committee of the Regions
Jelena Drenjanin (M), Huddinge Municipality
Paul Lindquist (M), Stockholm County Council
Erik Pelling (S), Uppsala Municipality
Mohamad Hassan (L), Uppsala Municipality

(C = The Centre Party, KD = The Christian Democratic Party, L = The Liberal Party, M = The Moderate Party, MP = The Green Party, S = The Social Democratic Party, V = The Left Party)

The Stockholm Region Office

Stockholm Region EU Office serves as a representation office for Stockholm Region in Brussels with five full-time employees.

We represent one of the most competitive and fastest growing metropolitan regions in Europe with a population of over 3.6 million people, representing approximately 36 percent of the entire population of Sweden.

We monitor issues and stakeholders and enable and state our joint positions and recommendations towards EU policy makers.