Magdalena Andersson is a Swedish politician of the Swedish Social Democratic Party who has been serving as Minister for Finance since 3 October 2014.
|Net Worth||$10 million|
Eva Magdalena Andersson was born on January 23, 1967(age 54 years) in Vaksala församling, Sweden. Her parents are Göran Andersson and Birgitta Andersson. He was educated at Stockholm School of Economics and pursued graduate studies there from 1992 to 1995.
Andersson was employed in the Prime Minister’s Office as a political advisor from 1996 to 1998 and as director of planning from 1998 to 2004. She was state secretary in the Ministry of Finance from 2004 to 2006 and domestic policy adviser to party leader Mona Sahlin from 2007 to 2009. From 2009 to 2012, she was Chief Director of the Swedish Tax Agency.
In 2014 Andersson was appointed to the position of Minister of Finance in the Löfven I Cabinet. On the decision of the coalition partners, the Finance Ministry was divided in two; Andersson became Finance Minister, while Per Bolund was put in charge of financial markets and consumers.
In 2020, the members of the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC), the policy advisory committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), selected Andersson as the committee’s chair for a term of three years. She is the first European in that role in more than 12 years, and the first woman to hold that office.
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After Stefan Löfven announced his resignation in August 2021, Andersson was mentioned as a likely candidate to succeed him. On 29 September, her party designated her as party leader ahead of the party congress in November.
Magdalena Andersson has held several positions before which includes:
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Governors
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Governors,
European Investment Bank (EIB), Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Governors (since 2014)
Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), World Bank Group, Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Governors
Nordic Investment Bank (NIB), Ex-Officio Chairwoman of the Board of Governors
World Bank, Ex-Officio Member of the Board of Governors
Policy Network, Member of the Board (2005-2009)
Magdalena Andersson is married to her longtime boyfriend Richard Friberg, a professor in economics, with whom she has two children. Magdalena Andersson and her husband Richard Friberg had their wedding in 2000.
Magdalena Andersson net worth: Magdalena Andersson’s net worth is estimated at around $10 million. Her successful career has earned her some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars.