The Climate Policy Council has an office with five full-time employees to support the work of evaluating whether the government's overall policy leads to the climate goals. The office shares premises with the Swedish Research Council Formas, which is the Climate Policy Council's host authority.


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Ola Alterå, Chief Executive

Ola Alterå was appointed Head of Secretariat in October 2017. He has extensive experience in climate, energy and sustainability issues from  industry, politics and government. He has previously served as Secretary of State at the Ministry of Industry and Economic Affairs.

Telephone: +46 (0)8-775 41 70


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Eva Mineur, Senior Analyst

Eva Mineur is a political scientist and comes most recently from a post as programme managet at the Expert Group for Aid Studies, EBA. Prior to that, she has worked as an evaluator and analyst at the Swedish Research Council. Eva has a PhD in political science and her thesis  focused on the role of sustainability indicators as a political tool.

Telephone: +46 (0)8-775 41 74

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Anna Elofsson, Senior Analyst

Anna Elofsson has a master’s degree in engineering and has worked in several government investigations related to climate policy. Anna has also been responsible for strategic innovation projects focusing on mobility in the city of Zurich. At the Department of Physical Resource Theory at Chalmers, she has completed a licentiate degree with a focus on climate policy instruments for aviation.

Telephone: +46 (0)8-774 41 75


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Anna Volckerts, Senior Project Manager Panorama

Panorama is an on-line platform that gathers and visualises information about Sweden’s climate transition. The platform is jointly managed by the Swedish Climate Policy Council, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Energy Agency. Anna Volckerts has an M.Sc. in international business administration plus degrees in journalism and sustainable development. She has extensive experience in the climate and sustainability field and has worked as a sustainability consultant and coordinator as well as a communicator in the private, non-profit and public sectors.

Telephone: +46 (0)8-775 40 09
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Anton Olsson, Senior Analyst

Anton Olsson is a political scientist and comes most recently from a post as Head of Section at the Swedish Ministry for Climate and Enterprise. At the Government Offices, Anton has worked with developing Sweden’s Climate Policy Framework and negotiated EU-policies to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions.



Linnea Aarthun, Junior Analyst

Former intern who now works part-time as a Junior Analyst, this is while she is writing her ex-job with the Swedish Climate Policy Council. Linnéa is studying a master’s degree in Environmental Communication and Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala. With her background as a political and environmental scientist, she is interested in democratic policy instruments in relation to Sweden’s climate goals. She has experience in project management in student organizations and has worked part-time with sustainability issues in Higher Vocational Education in Stockholm.


Helene Andersson, Intern

Helene Andersson is an intern at the Swedish Climate Policy Council. She is studying the last semester of her Master’s in Political Science at Uppsala University. As a former Political Officer at the Embassy of Sweden in Mozambique and President of Climate Students Sweden, she has previous experience working with politics and climate issues. Helene is interested in political and economic conditions for an ambitious and just climate transition.