Country: Sweden
  • BRU:
    ASP 07F155 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845822
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849822
  • STR:
    LOW T09038 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175822
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179822
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Moderaterna
  • Member - EPP Group Heads of National Delegation
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Serbia
  • Member - Economic and Monetary Affairs
  • Substitute - Euronest
  • Substitute - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia
  • Substitute - Industry, Research and Energy

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1952. Ystad. B.A. in Business Administration, University of Lund, Officer in the Reserve of the Armoured Forces. Product Manager, Swedish Unilever, 1976-1980, Chairman of the Moderate Youth Federation, 1979-1984, President, DEMYC, 1981-1983, Executive Director, think tank Timbro Idé, 1986-1991. Party Secretary-General, 1991-2000, Managing Director of the Institute of Reform, 2000-2002, Member of the Royal Council for Foreign Affairs, 1991-1994, Chairman, Jarl Hjalmarson-Foundation, 1994-2000. Member Swedish Parliament, 1982-2004, Member Committee of Finance and Spokesman on Economic Affairs, 1999-2002, Chairman Committee on the Constitution. Director Foundation for Public Service Broadcasting in Sweden. Chairman of the International Committee of the Moderate Party. Chairman - Sweden-Israel Friendship Association. Cross of Commander for the Order of Merits to Lithuania. MEP since 2004.



Statue of justice
12.12.2017 - 13:07

Upholding the independence of judiciary in Iran

Urgent appeal to uphold the independence of judiciary To the President of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr. Hassan Rouhani To the Minister of Justice of Islamic Republic of Iran, Mr Seyyed Alireza Avaei Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri, the founder of...
Cellphone with digital world map
15.03.2017 - 12:21

5G will transform our societies

To say that we are living in a time of change is by and large one of the most misused phrases there is. The truth is that the times are always changing, with new technologies, products and services waiting around every corner. All we can do is to...
30.06.2016 - 12:25

An urgent appeal to the Vice-President of the Iranian Parliament Ali Motahari

On the basis of the information we had the opportunity to gather, it is our opinion that Dr. Mohammad Ali Taheri (born 1956) is not a political leader or engaged in opposition activities. He has legally founded a psychological institute which...


Press releases

Climate change
17.01.2018 - 11:54

Ambition and flexibility for renewables and energy savings

”The creation of an Energy Union in Europe to provide citizens and businesses with secure, affordable and climate-friendly energy for the future is an important EPP Group priority. This is why...
Energy Union
06.12.2017 - 09:49

Energy Union needs a modern and flexible governance

“If we want to deliver on the 2030 targets and beyond, it is necessary to give the market some room for manoeuvre to make long-term investments in new and efficient technologies. The proposal...
Bank sign on building
30.11.2017 - 12:08

Strengthening resilience of European banks

"With the creditor hierarchy legislation agreed upon today, every investor will know that they - not the taxpayers - will have to pay when a bank has problems", said EP Rapporteur Gunnar H...



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