Karin Wanngård

Mayor of Stockholm is Karin Wanngård. She was born in Ekero in 1975. She studied at the University of Stockholm and began work at the City Council. She became a member of the Social Democratic Party and was elected mayor of the capital in 2014. A major goal in her city development program is environmental protection. By 2022 the use of coal will be eliminated. She is one of the 16 women mayors leading major cities whose primary objective is to address climate change. Another focus in her program is to turn the city into "smart and connected" through digitization and smart solutions. Budget has already been allocated for the implementation of the plan. This makes the city extremely attractive for business development.