We are happy to welcome Simon Jernberg as Nordic Financial Unions new Policy Advisor. Simon Jernberg has a large interest in international politics, policy and advocacy work. After graduating from Stockholm University, he has been working in different international organizations with policy, advocacy campaigns and up until some weeks ago as the Secretary General for European Youth Parliament Sweden.

– I am keen to help NFU in both creating and forming policy but also to develop how we can communicate and further reach more people and stakeholders with the policies. Having the strength of representing so many members in the Nordic gives NFU power to create change, says Simon Jernberg.

Simon Jernberg has a combined experience of working with policy and advocacy both from the policy side and with the communicational aspect as he has both worked in the policy department and as head of advocacy campaigns at the aid organization Diakonia. As Secretary General of the European Youth Parliament Sweden, he had the responsibility of the organizations secretariat and its operative work making sure that more young people got knowledge of and ways to influence the EU. He does also have experience working with research from Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Furthermore, Simon Jernberg holds a Master’s Degree in Global Political Economy and International relations from Stockholm University.