Minister of Youth, Sport and Physical Activity Sandra Bergqvist
Swedish People's Party of Finland
Ministry of Education and Culture
Minister of Youth, Sport and Physical Activity Bergqvist is responsible for matters covered by the Department of Youth and Sport Policy, including matters related to student financial aid.
Sandra Bergqvist, an agricultural entrepreneur from Nagu, was born in 1980. She holds a Master's degree in Social Sciences. She has also completed basic courses in family-based childcare and elderly care. Bergqvist has chaired Pargas City Executive and City Council and served as a member of the board of directors of the Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland. She has worked at the Association of Finnish Municipalities, the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Swedish Assembly of Finland (Folktinget) and the Åbo Akademi University.
Bergqvist is the deputy party leader of the Swedish People's Party of Finland and chair of the Island Committee. She is a member of the Delegation of the Åbo Akademi University Foundation and an active member of the Village Association of Kirjais.
In her free time, Bergqvist enjoys running and outdoor pursuits. Bergqvist lives with her partner and has three children.