Kaarlo Laakso



Personal data
Date of birth: 29 January 1956
Education and experience
1975 - 78 Studies in Economics at the University of Stockholm, Sweden

1978 - 80 Training at the Customs Training Institute
1980 - 81 Customs Officer at the Board of Customs in Stockholm
1981 - 83 Administrative Officer at the National Board of Trade
1983 - 84 Administrative Officer at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Trade Department, Textile Division
1984 - 89 Senior Administrative Officer, MFA
1989 - 94 Senior Administrative Officer, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Trade Department, EU Division
1994 - 97 First Secretary/Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sept 1997 Counsellor, Embassy of Sweden, Seoul
Sept 2001 Deputy Director, Department for Asia and Pacific, MFA
Aug 2004 Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Bangkok, Thailand
Sept 2010 - Sept 2015 Minister-Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Sweden, Athens, Greece

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