Government of Sweden
Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs
Anna Hallberg is a Swedish politician and member of the Swedish Social Democratic Party. She has served as Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs in Stefan Löfven’s Government since September 2019. Her appointment as minister was also her first public assignment as a politician. Ms Hallberg comes from a successful professional career in the business sector, with a number of management positions. With more than 30 years business experience, Ms Hallberg has extensive experience of business development and knows what is needed for companies to grow from local to international markets. Before her appointment as Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs, Ms Hallberg was Deputy CEO of the state-owned enterprise Almi Företagspartner AB, which is Sweden’s largest actor in business development and public financing for start-ups and small and medium-sized enterprises. Ms Hallberg also has many years of experience from leadership positions in the banking and finance industry (primarily in the SEB bank), including in corporate finance, investment banking, capital markets and wealth management.