Director of Evironment and Health administration, City of Stockholm
Gunnar Söderholm is since 1 Dec 2006 the head of the Environment and Health Administration in the City of Stockholm. He is born 1953 and has a Master of Law. After practice in a local court was he the Swedish Metalworkers Union`s lawyer during the eighties. He began 1989 in the City Hall of Stockholm as a political assistant to the deputy mayor for real estate. He became the head of the public trustee committee in the City of Stockholm 1993. He was the management director for the Housing agency in Stockholm 1996 – 2002. Between 2002 and 2006 was he the deputy CEO for the City of Stockholm. Among other things he was responsible for the congestion charge project, housing and ICT development in the City.
According to the Smart City topic, Gunnar Söderholm 2014 was a member of the Stockholm Open Data Award jury. He is also involved in the EU-project GrowSmarter, under the program Smarti Cities and Communities. The Environment and Health Administration in the city of Stockholm coordinates GrowSmarter Where ICLEI-Europe is a partner.