ChangeNOW 2021


Katarina Luhr

City of Stockholm

Vice Mayor for Environment and Climate


Vice Mayor for environment and Climate – Ms. Katarina Luhr was born in 1973 and grew up in Ronneby in the south of Sweden. She entered the Stockholm City Council in 2010 representing the Green party. After the general elections in 2018 the City Council elected Katarina Luhr Vice Mayor of Environment and Climate. Ms Katarina Luhr, Vice Mayor for environment and Climate in Stockholm, leads the city’s climate transition, aiming at making it fossil fuel free and climate positive by 2040. With grit and determination she’s been pushing for a wide range of city polices that contribute to increased biodiversity, strengthened resilience and a more circular economy. She has a background as a pharmacist and holds a PhD in neuroscience. Current positions and assignments • Vice Mayor for Environment and Climate • Member of the Stockholm City Council (2010- ) • Chair of the Environment and Health Committee • Member of the European Covenant of Mayor’s political board • European Cliamte Pact Ambassador


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