Viveka Eriksson

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Viveka Eriksson
File:Viveka Eriksson.jpg
Eriksson in Helsinki in 2008
Premier (Lantråd)
In office
26 November 2007 – 25 November 2011
Preceded by Roger Nordlund
Succeeded by Camilla Gunell
Deputy Speaker of Parliament of Åland
In office
2 terms: 2000 to 2001 – 2005 to 2007
Preceded by Barbro Sundback
Succeeded by Gunnar Jansson
Speaker of Parliament of Åland
In office
Preceded by Ragnar Erlandsson
Succeeded by Barbro Sundback
Personal details
Born (1956-08-18) August 18, 1956 (age 65) [1]
Political party Åland Liberals
Spouse(s) Olof Erland

Viveka Eriksson or Viveca Eriksson (born August 18, 1956) is a politician on the autonomous Åland Islands and the former Premier of Åland from 2007 to 2011.[2][3]

Professional overview

  • Member of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 2011 -
  • Premier, Government of Åland October 2007 - November 2011
  • First Deputy Speaker of the Lagting (Ålands parliament) 2005-2007
  • Speaker of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 2001-2005
  • First Deputy Speaker 2000-2001
  • Member of the Lagting (Åland parliament) 1995-2007
  • Chairwoman of the Åland Liberals since 2003
  • Member of the Speaker's Conference of the Lagting 1999-2000,
  • Vice-speaker 2000-01 and again from 2005.
  • Chairperson of the Finance Committee 1999-2001
  • Chairperson of the Liberal Parliamentary Group 1999-2001 and Party Chairperson from 2004.[4]

Eriksson was the first female Speaker in Åland history.[5] As party leader of the Åland Liberals she won the 2007 election and was sworn in as the first female Premier.

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