König Jerlmyr

Mayor of Stockholm

Mayor Anna König Jerlmyr was born in Uppsala in 1978. She has a background in economics and communications, and was a member of the Swedish Riksdag from 2006 until 2010. Upon entering Stockholm City Council in 2010 she was appointed Vice Mayor for Social Affairs and Chair of Stockholm’s Police Authority, posts that she held until 2014. From 2014 until 2018 she acted as Opposition Vice Mayor, representing the Moderate Party. Following the general and local elections in September 2018, the City Council elected Anna König Jerlmyr as Mayor of Stockholm.

Current positions and assignments:

  • Mayor of the City of Stockholm
  • President of the City Executive Board, City of Stockholm
  • Chair of the Executive Board of Stockholm Stadshus AB
  • Member of Stockholm City Council
  • Group leader of the Moderate Party in the City of Stockholm

Previous positions and assignments:

  • Opposition Vice Mayor, City of Stockholm
  • Vice President of the City Executive Board, City of Stockholm
  • Vice Mayor for Social Affairs, City of Stockholm
  • Chair of Stockholm’s Police Authority
  • Member of the Swedish Riksdag
  • OSCE election observer
  • Member of Uppsala City Council

International engagements:

  • President of EUROCITIES and member of the Executive Committee
  • Vice Chair and Steering Committee Member of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group
  • Representative in the OECD Inclusive Growth in Cities Initiative
  • Member of Friends of Europe’s Board of Trustees
  • Member of World Economic Forum’s Supervisory Board of the Systemic Efficiency Initiative