Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions
CEMR Executive President; Lord Mayor of Karlstad City CouncilPresident of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR)
Anders Knape was born in Karlstad in 1955. He is married and has two grown up children. He is Vice-President of the Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR). He is a councillor of Karlstad Municipality, his home town. Mr Knape is President of the Chamber of Local authorities, Vice President the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CLRAE) and of the Committee of Regions (CoR) and head of the Swedish delegations to CoR and CLRAE. Mr Knape has been a member of CEMR Bureau since 2007 in various positions, at present as Executive President. Mr Knape is the former Mayor of Karlstad.