Barbro Holmberg is a Swedish Social Democratic politician. On October 10, 2003, she was appointed Minister for Migration and Asylum Policy in the Swedish Government. As a consequence of the change of government following the 2006 government election, she left office on October 6, 2006, and in 2008 was appointed the governor of Gävleborg County. She has a degree in social work from the Department of Social Work, Stockholm University. She has been married twice.