About Ann-Sofi

About Ann-Sofi

I am an expert in labour market transitions. My motivation is to implement transitions sustainably and with a focus on people, whilst ensuring continued profitability and results that benefit the individual, the company, and society as a whole.

Short CV

Professional experience  

2019 Sjöberg Improving Transitions AB Founder
Consultancy focusing on analysis, opinion formation, strategic communication, transitions, re- and upskilling, lifelong learning at the labour market.  

2014–2018 TCO (The Swedish Confederation of Professional Employees)
Head of Social Protection, Labour Market, and Education team
Responsible for staffing and budgeting for a team of up to seven investigators and communicators tasked with communicating and producing policy proposals for, among other things, the most important profile issues of transition, re- and upskilling and professional development. Served as spokesperson and representative for TCO both nationally and internationally.

2005–2014 TRR Trygghetsrådet (The Job Security Council for the private sector)
Head of Communications
Focused on establishing TRR (TRR offers expert assistance to redundant white collar staff, employers and trade union representatives in the private sector) as the clear choice for companies undergoing transitions, reorganisations and outplacements. Ann-Sofi Sjöberg was also one of the spokespersons.

1993–2005 Various positions in the energy industry (Vattenfall), the forest industry (AssiDomän), post and logistics (PostNord), telecommunications (Ericsson) and life science (Pfizer).


1989–1992 Stockholm University
Bachelor of Arts Philosophy graduate, 140p; Media and Communication Studies, 60p; Political Science, 40p; Practical Swedish, 20p; History of Ideas, 20p

Positions of trust

2015–2019 Alna Sverige AB Expert on harmful situations in working life
Board member of the company and the association

2017–2018 Swedish ESF Council
Member High Level Group

2014–2018 Steering Committee, National Program
Member of the European Regional Development Fund, European Commission

2004–ongoing Medieinstitutet
President of the Management Group for the Vocational Training; Web Communicator Social Media

International assignments

2015–2018 ETUC – European Trade Union Confederation
Member of the Education and Training Committee  

2015–2018 OECD / TUAC – Trade Union Advisory Committee  to the OECD
Member of the Education and Employment Committee  

2015–2019 Cedefop – European Center for the Development of Vocational
Training Board Member

2015–2018 ACVT – Advisory Committee for Vocational
Training Deputy to the EU Commission expert group  

Language skills

Swedish: Native language
English: Very good expression in speech and writing
French: Very good expression in speech and reading comprehension
Italian: Good speech and reading comprehension
German: Some speech and reading comprehension