Anders Borg took up his present position as Swedish Minister of Finance on 6 October 2006.
From 2002 to 2006 he was Chief Economist and Administrative Director of the Moderate Party, and between 2001 and 2002 he was an adviser on monetary policy issues to the Executive Board of the Riksbank (the Swedish central bank). Previously, Mr. Borg was head of the economic analysis department at Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken (SEB) (1999-2001), Chief Economist at ABN Amro Bank in Stockholm (1998-1999), and an economic and political analyst at Transferator Alfred Berg (1995-1998). From 1991 to 1994 he held different positions as a political adviser within the Prime Minister's Office.
Mr. Borg completed university studies in political science, economic history and philosophy at Uppsala University, and specialised in Economics at Stockholm University, where he obtained his postgraduate degree.