Leif Pagrotsky appointed Consul General of Sweden in New York

Leif Pagrotsky has been appointed Consul General of Sweden in New York by the government. Mr Pagrotsky was previously Minister for Trade as well as Minister for Education, Research and Culture. Between 2002 and 2012, he was a Member of the Riksdag. He has previously served at the Riksbank, at the OECD in Paris and in various positions in the Ministry of Finance. He assumes his duties in January 2016, succeeding the Honorary Consul General of Sweden in New York, David E. R. Dangoor.

Jessica Nilsson Williams is the CEO & Founder of Mundus International. She has a long-standing interest in international affairs, having worked in the field for 20 years. She began her career as the political advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, and then worked in the corporate- and NGOs sectors London and Singapore before returning to Stockholm. Back in Sweden, she headed the business intelligence unit for a risk- and security firm. In 2011 she took up a senior role at the New Zealand Embassy before founding Mundus International in 2012.