Per-Anders Sunesson, who is a lawyer, has been working both in Sweden and internationally for more than 20 years with social and criminal policies, crime victims issues, children’s rights, legislation and welfare systems.
The Swedish government appointed Mr. Sunesson Ambassador at Large for Combating Trafficking in Persons in May 2016. Prior to this assignment he upheld a position as Director General at The Ministry of Health and Social Affairs where he was in charge of the Division for Family and Social Services.
He was between 2009 and 2012 Director for the Department of Supervision of all healthcare institutions, healthcare personnel and social services in Sweden. He has also worked several years at The Ministry of Justice.