On April 8, the government appointed Annika Markovic as ambassador to Austria. Today, Annika Markovic is an ambassador in The Hague. She was previously head of the Swedish delegation to the OECD and Unesco in Paris. She has also been ambassador to Brasilia and Manila, and served as an environmental ambassador at the Ministry of the Environment.
Annika Markovic will take up her new position in the autumn of 2021, and the government has appointed Johannes Oljelund as her successor. He is currently Foreign Minister for International Development Cooperation at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Johannes Oljelund has i.a. previously worked as a coordinator with Prime Minister Isabella Lövin and Deputy Head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Office. He has also served i.a. at the embassies in Tallinn and Pretoria. Johannes Oljelund will take up his new position in the autumn of 2021.