Former Minister of Foreign Affairs Sweden
Ann Linde is the former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden. She held that office from September 2019 until October 2022. Prior to that, Ms Linde served as Minister for European Union Affairs and Trade, and from 2014 to 2016 she was State Secretary at the Ministry for Home Affairs. From 2013 to 2014, she served as Head of the International Unit for the Party of European Socialists (PES), based in Brussels. She was the International Secretary of the Swedish Social Democratic Party from 2000 to 2013. In the 1980s, she worked for several non-governmental organisations and during the 1990s she was working at the Swedish Government Offices, holding both political and non-political positions. In the year 2021 Ms Linde held the position as the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office.