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Lars-Gunnar Wigemark
Head of Mission

Biography:

Head of Mission Lars-Gunnar Wigemark


Lars-Gunnar Bertil WIGEMARK
Born 20 March 1960 in Göteborg, Sweden

Nationality: Swedish 

 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

2019 EU Ambassador at Large for the Arctic
2015-2019 Head of the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina and EU Special Representative to Bosnia and Herzegovina
2011-2015 Head of the European Union Delegation to Pakistan
2008-2011 Head of the Security Policy Unit, European Commission, Brussels
2003-2007 Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Moscow
2002 Senior Advisor, EU Special Representative for Afghanistan, Kabul
1999-2003 Counsellor, Swedish Permanent Representation to the EU, Brussels
1996-1999 Desk Canada, Australia and New Zealand, European Commission, Brussels
1995 Desk North America and NATO, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm
1992-95 First Secretary, Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.
1990-92 Second Secretary, Embassy of Sweden, Belgrade
1988-90 Desk Officer, Security Policy Unit, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm
1985-86 Military Service, Swedish Air Force, Uppsala
1984-85 Reporter, Radio Deutschlandfunk, West Berlin

EDUCATION

1986-88 Master's in International Law and Economics, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy
1980-84 Bachelor of Arts in Social Science, Magna cum Laude, Harvard University
1976-1980 Swedish Secondary School Diploma, Sigrid Rudebecks Gymnasium

LANGUAGES

Swedish: Mother tongue
English: Fluent
French: Proficient
German: Proficient
Russian: Proficient
Serbian/Bosnian: Proficient