Lenita Ericson

Lenita Ericson replaced Niklas Nordström as Chairman of the Municipal Board (equivalent to Mayor) of Luleå municipality in January 2020 following Nordström’s resignation last October.

Born on 14th November 1968 in the town of Luleå, Ericson completed her education at Luleå University of Technology in 2004 with a master’s degree in Psychology. She went on to work as an organizational developer at Ericson & Hjelte AB (2006-2009) and consultant at Nordtoppen (2010-2014).

In 2011 she became chairman of the board of the Technical Committee of Luleå Municipality which she oversaw for 4 years alongside being a member of the municipal council and running her own consulting business.

Lenita Ericson chaired the City Building Board (Jan 2015 - Dec 2017) and from January 2018 until December 2019 served as deputy mayor of Luleå municipality.