In September 2014 Mr Blockert was appointed Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Sweden to the WTO in Geneva. He is the current Chairman of the EIF Steering Committee and Chairman of the Committee on Regional Trade Agreements in 2016. In 2015, he chaired the Committee on Budget, Finance and Administration.
Early in 2011 Mr Blockert returned to the Department of Trade Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, where he served as a Director and Deputy Head of Department.
In 2009, Mr Blockert took up the post as Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the Swedish Embassy in Singapore.
In 2003 Mr Blockert transferred to the Department of Trade Policy at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and in 2007 he became head of the WTO unit in the same department.
After finishing his studies in 1999 he got a position as an EU coordinator at the Ministry of Agriculture. After the Swedish Presidency of the EU in 2001, Mr Blockert then worked with trade related issues at the Ministry of Agriculture, mainly in connection with international organisations such as WTO, OECD and FAO.
He has a Bachelor of Arts, a Bachelor of Political Science, and a Master’s Degree in International Relations, all from the University of Stockholm.