Bettina Kashefi


Bettina Kashefi


State Secretary

Ministry of Employment, Sweden

Chair, Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee, OECD

Ms. Kashefi has a broad experience in the fields covered by the OECD Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee and has made a distinguished career in the Swedish administration. Before her appointment to State Secretary (number two after the minister) in the Ministry of Employment she held the same function in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs.

Among other relevant positions she has headed the Economic Affairs Division and the Division for Income Distribution Analysis in the Ministry of Finance. Throughout her career Ms. Kashefi has taken part in and closely followed OECD work. She has used OECD output directly in Swedish policy making. In addition, she has been senior advisor in the OECD Directorate for Employment, Education and Social Policy.

In 2013, Ms. Kashefi became Chair of the OECD Employment, Labour and Social Affairs Committee.