Michael Sohlman, Executive Director, Nobel Foundation

1944 - Born in Stockholm, Sweden
1964 - Graduates, University of Uppsala, Sweden
1968 - Completes Postgraduate Studies, University of Uppsala and University of Stockholm
1972 - Works for Ministry of Industry and Ministry of Finance, Sweden
1977 - Financial Counsellor, Permanent Swedish Delegation to The OECD, Paris
1981 - Joins Research Department, Social-Democratic Parliamentary Group
1982 - Head of Planning, Economic Department, Finance Ministry, Sweden
1985 - Budget Director, Finance Ministry, Sweden
1987 - Under-Secretary of State, Agriculture Ministry, Sweden
1989 - Under-Secretary of State For Foreign Trade, Foreign Ministry, Sweden
1992 - Executive Director, Nobel Foundation

Today we are talking about the Nobel Prize. The Nobel Prizes in physiology and medicine will be presented today in Stockholm. Why this Prize is considered to be the most prestigious in the world and who selects the Nobel laureates? To answer these questions our guest in the studio today is the Executive Director of the Nobel Foundation - Michael Sohlman.