Pål Jonson is currently the Vice Chairman of the Committee on EU Affairs in the Swedish parliament. He also serves as Deputy Member on the Committee on Defence and the Committee on Foreign Affairs. He has been a Member of Parliament for the county of Värmland since 2016.
He has previously worked as Director of Communication at the Swedish Defence Industry Association and as an Analyst at the Swedish Defence Research Agency. In addition, he was also Political Advisor for International Security Affairs to the Minister of Defence and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Research Division, NATO Defense College in Rome.
He holds a Ph.D. in War Studies from King’s College, an MA in political studies from the College of Europe and a Bachelor of Science form School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.