Anne Ramberg

Anne Ramberg has been the Secretary General of the Swedish Bar Association since 2000, following 23 years as a practising lawyer. Prior to that appointment she served as Chair of the Stockholm Section and Council Member of the Swedish Bar Association. Mrs Ramberg has held several national and international positions in the legal area such as member of the Board of the Stockholm University, member of the Ethics Advisory Council of the National Police Board, conciliator to the Court of Conciliation and Arbitration within the OSCE, Chair of Chief Executives of European Bar Associations, (CEEBA), Co-Chair of the Rule of law Action Group and member of the International Bar Association (IBA) Management Board.

Her current positions include serving as ad hoc judge at the European Court of Human Rights, member of the Council on Basic Values established by the Swedish government, member of the Advisory Council Swedish Economic Crime Authority, member of the Judicial Appointments Council, Chair of the Stockholm Center for the Rights of the Child, board member of the Swedish section of the Nordic Conference of Jurists, alternate to the Appeal Board for Aid for Credit Institutions, Council member and Treasurer of the International Legal Assistance Consortium (ILAC), Council member of the CEELI Institute, board member of several trusts and other associations such as, Micael Bindefeld Foundation in Memory of the Holocaust, the Association for Legislative Theory and of one of the most prestigious Law Libraries in Sweden. She is also a board member and secretary of a prestigious law research foundation and Council member of the IBA Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), IBAHRI TRUST, and the Rule of Law Forum. Mrs Ramberg has been appointed as an expert in several governmental legislative commissions.

Anne Ramberg received her Law degree (LLB) from the University of Stockholm in 1976 and has written extensively on a variety of legal issues both in legal and general publications. She is the editor of the periodical magazine published by the Swedish Bar Association. Anne Ramberg holds H.M. the King’s Medal for ‘‘distinguished contribution to the Swedish Judicial System.”