New department head for Guarantee and Financing

Press release 15 January 2024

Today, Jens Granlund has taken up his post as the new department head for Guarantee and Financing at the Swedish National Debt Office.

Jens Granlund was most recently Secretary General for the Secretariat for EU meetings in Sweden, where he served since March 2021. During 2011–2021, he was Director General and Head of the International Department at the Ministry of Finance. Jens has extensive experience within international economics and international collaborations, public administration, and the government sector.

" I am very pleased to be able to welcome Jens Granlund as the new Head of Guarantee and Financing. Jens joins us from the Government Offices, where he has a substantial managerial background. As a department head at the Ministry of Finance, his responsibilities included issues regarding Sweden’s bilateral loans and commitments with international investment banks, as well as contributing to financial crisis management. This experience is a valuable addition to our guarantee and financing operations," says Debt Office Director General Karolina Ekholm.

"I am pleased to be starting at the Debt Office and in the Guarantee and Financing Department, which is responsible for several important assignments. I look forward to getting to know the organisation and working with exciting issues together with my colleagues," says Jens Granlund.

Read more about Guarantee and Financing’s operations here

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