Sten Tolgfors was Swedish Minister for Defence from 2007 to 2012, and before that Minister for Trade from 2006 to 2007. Tolgfors was Member of Parliament, representing the Moderate Party 1994-2013, and held the position as Chairman of the standing Committee on Foreign Affairs.
During the Swedish Presidency of the EU Council in 2009, Sten was chairman of the General Affairs and External Relations Council for Ministers for Defence. In 2009, he initiated the Haga Declaration, the Nordic co-operation on Civil Crisis Management. He was a member of the Moderate Party’s National Board between 2003 and 2011.
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2007 - 2012: Minister for Defense
2006 - 2007: Minister for Trade
1994 - 2013: Member of Parliament
1993 - 1994: Political Advisor to the Minister of Industry and Commerce
1993: B.A. Political Science, Örebro universitet