Göte Bernhardsson

President of Foundation of Children and Youth


Date of birth:16th December 1942

Family: a wife and 3 children

1998 – Chairman of the West Bank fund
2005 – Chairman of the Children and Youth foundation

Academic Background

1963 – 1967 Studied Sociology, Political Science and Statistics at Lund University


1967 – 1971 White Collar Union (TCO) ombudsman

1972 – 1979 Temporary retirement
(due to a labour market training and an employment investigation committee mission)

1981 – 1982 Director of the County Employment Committee in Gavle

1982 – 1989 Director of the County Employment Committee in Malmöhus

1990 – 1997 Director of the Swedish National Labor market Board (AMS)

1998 – 2007 Governor of Västra Götaland

Other Official roles

1983 – 2001 Malmö FF Officer (football club)
1994 – 2004 South Swedish Energy Commission Chairman
1998 – 2001 Posten Chairman (the Swedish postal company)
2002 Sweden civil aviation chairman


In January 2008 he was awarded the H. M. King’s Medal, 12th size of the Seraphim.

Letter of Appointment

From the left, Mr. Yoshida, member of the Ashinaga board of directors and Mr. Göte Bernhardsson