Carin Jämtin is the Director-General of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) since May 2017. Ms. Jämtin has a long political career within the Social Democratic Party at both national and local level. In 2003 Ms. Jämtin was appointed Minister of International Development Cooperation. In 2006 she served as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs and was appointed to the World Bank’s Commission on Growth and Development. Furthermore, she has served as the Secretary General of the Social Democratic Party and Vice Chair of the Stockholm City Council.