Mattias Sundholm is currently Communications Advisor to the Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director of the Security Council Counter-Terrorism Committee Executive Directorate (CTED), based in New York. Prior to this, Mattias held similar roles with the Office of the SRSG on Sexual Violence in Conflict, and the Secretary-General's Envoy on Youth.
Before joining the UN, Mattias had communication roles with the European Union to the US in Washington DC; the EU Commission in Brussels; and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, with postings to Sarajevo and Harare.
Mattias holds two Master’s degrees and one Bachelor’s in Political Science and Government. He was a journalist for Scandinavia’s biggest daily newspaper. Mattias is fluent in English, French, and Swedish, and intermediate in Spanish