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Carl Bildt

Co-Chair, European Council on Foreign Relations

Carl Bildt is co-chair of the European Council on Foreign Relations and a contributing columnist for The Washington Post and Project Syndicate. He serves as a senior advisor to the Wallenberg Foundations in Sweden and is on the Board of Trustees of the RAND Corporation in the US. He has held the roles of both Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Sweden. Following his premiership, he served in international functions with the EU and UN, primarily related to the conflicts in the Balkans. He was a co-chairman of the Dayton peace talks on Bosnia and became the first High Representative in the country. Later, he was the Special Envoy of UN Secretary General Kofi Annan to the region. In March 2021, Bildt was appointed WHO Special Envoy for the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator.
Updated: April 13, 2022




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