Charlotta Heimersson is the manager of the Swedish LAG Leader Nedre Dalälven 3, located along the Dalälven River. In the previous program period she directed LAG Leader Norra Mälarstranden. She is the representative of the Swedish LAGs in the Rural Networks Assembly and represents the Swedish Rural Network in the CLLD Subgroup. She graduated in Human Geography from the University of Uppsala and has also long experience in agriculture and rural development. As well as being a LAG manager Charlotta is the CEO of the local development company for Nedre Dalälven, that works to promote rural development in 9 municipalities in 4 different counties. The company covers traditional rural development areas such as tourism, fishing, natural resources as well as the more specific work with Biological Mosquito Control. Nedre Dalälven is also a Biosphere Reserve designated by UNESCO.
Charlotta Heimersson was panelist at Mini-Plenary 2: LEADER/CLLD and the social & environmental challenges in rural areas