The Speaker is the Riksdag's principal representative, and as such directs and organises the Riksdag's work procedures.

The Speaker's tasks include presiding over the meetings of the Chamber. He is assisted by three Deputy Speakers.

Urban Ahlin has been the Speaker of the Riksdag since the parliamentary elections in 2014.

Latest news


The Colombian President visits the Speaker

The Speaker Urban Ahlin received the President of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos at the Riksdag on 15 June.

The Speaker among the guests at the Royal Wedding

HRH Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia were married in the Royal Chapel on 13 June. The Speaker Urban Ahlin attended the wedding.

The Speaker received Tanzania's President

On 4 June, the Speaker Urban Ahlin hosted a visit to the Riksdag by the Tanzanian President Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete and a delegation.

Press officials

If you are a journalist with questions about the Speaker, please contact the Speaker’s Press Secretary.

Press photos

The Speaker and the Deputy Speakers

Press photos of the Speaker and Deputy Speakers will be available together with other photos from the Riksdag.