CEPOL mourns the loss of former Director Ulf Göransson

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05 February 2016

Ulf Göransson, former Director of CEPOL passed away on 2 February 2016.

Ulf Göransson had been the Administrative Director of CEPOL - European Police College since it was established as a network in 2001. He was subsequently selected by the CEPOL Governing Board as the first Director of CEPOL after it became an EU Agency in January 2006.

Ulf Göransson

Ulf was born in Sweden on 22 June 1948 and studied Political Science, Economics, Sociology and Statistics at Gothenburg University. His remarkable career included working in Sweden as a Journalist, as Political Adviser to the Cabinet Officer of the Prime Minister, and as Under Secretary of State in the Ministry of Public Administration and Police.

Before joining CEPOL, Ulf had been the Director of the Swedish National Police College in Solna.

CEPOL would like to acknowledge his service to the European law enforcement community, and expresses its condoleances to Mr Göransson’s family.



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