Minister for International Development Cooperation
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Gunilla Carlsson is Minister for International Development Cooperation.
Anna Borgeryd is a creative strategist with a PhD in conflict management. She is part of the fifth generation at the helm of the entrepreneurial family business Polarbröd.
Gate Impact LLC
Bill provides Leadership with extensive hands on managerial experience rooted in “Best Practices” and “Guaranteed Delivery”. He has earned the “Go-To” label by C Level Executives and Board Members in organizations that are facing tough decisions, tight budgets and deadlines.
Senior Vice President, Head of Corporate Responsibilities
Carl-Harald, a senior executive in Tieto Corporation has a wide range of international business experience, including business area manager, heading 50 offices in Europe, Asia and North America.
Director for Sustainable Development
Medical Products Agency
Charlotte joined the Medical Products Agency autumn 2008. She specializes in communication challenges between people with different disciplines and priorities e.g. economy, environment, health.
Senior Vice President of Environmental Affairs
Christina Lindbäck has a master of law from Stockholm university. She started her career in the Swedish governmental offices at the Ministry of Environment where she held positions as Director and deputy director among others.
Royal Institute of Technology
Rudén is Professor in toxicological risk assessment at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. She is also the program director of the research program MistraPharma
David Drake, founder and Chairman of LDJ Capital in New York City, has been involved in technology media and telecom (TMT), traditional and renewable energy, project finance, real estate, infrastructure and equity and debt financing for over 20 years.
European Crowdfunding Network (ECN).
Eva is Vice President of Loft Solutions, with specialized services & innovative solutions in Banking and Investments. She is leading the Investment Management & Private Banking consulting practice.
Small Enterprise Assistance Funds SEAF
Hubertus Jan (Bert) van der Vaart co-founded Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) in 1989, when it was known as the CARE Small Business Assistance Corporation (CARESBAC).
Senior Vice President Communications Strategy & International Coordination
Jan Dietrich Müller and his team are driving thought leadership initiatives in the fields of future scenarios, sustainability, globalisation and indicators for societal progress beyond GDP.
Co-Founder and partner
Jason Best is a Co-Founder and partner of Startup Exemption and brings over 10 years of executive management at a 2 SaaS healthcare business (one of which he co-founded) in the bay area.
Acting Head of Division, Health Division
Jenni Nordborg, PhD, is Acting Head of the Health Division at VINNOVA. She has since 2006 been active in strategic policy development and implementation of innovation support within health and life science at VINNOVA.
Jouko Ahvenainen is serial-entrepreneur and private investor, and co-founder of Grow VC, the first global peer-to-peer micro-funding service for startups. Jouko is also a partner and board member in other finance or investments companies, like Springboard Venture Private (India) and Replicon (Finland).
Jonas Régner is CEO of Gooh, a collaboration between Lantmännen and Operakällaren.
Royal Institute of Technology
Josefin Wrangel's research focuses how explorative and normative scenarios can be used to support sustainable urban planning, with a special attention to the governance of change.
Klas is CEO for SIK AB, the Swedish food research institute. Klas has a research background with a PhD in Cereal chemistry and animal nutrition. Klas has a wide experience from many positions along the food chain.
Lena Gilchrist has more than 20 years in Marketing Research with a special focus on Innovation, Advertising strategy and Brand tracking. She has extensive experience in cross-country research and handling large scale research programs.
PhD and researcher
Centre for Transport Studies at KTH
PhD and researcher at the Centre for Transport Studies at KTH. Research interests include transport demand modeling, travel behaviour, valuation of travel time, reliability and security, interactions between the transport system and the regional economy, congestion pricing and cost-benefit analysis methodology.
Division of Environmental Strategies Research at KTH
Mattias Höjer is Associate Professor at the Division of Environmental Strategies Research – fms, and Director of the Centre for Sustainable Communications (CESC) at KTH.
Communications Manager Mikael Sjövall from the Nordic Environment Finance Corporation holds a Master’s degree in political science and international law from Åbo Akademi. He has previously worked as Journalist, Diplomat, Adviser to the Finnish Minister of the Environment and Chief Press Officer for Greenpeace. Sjövall joined NEFCO in 2007.
Director Open Platform
Patrick Svenburg works as Director, Government Platform Strategy at Microsoft Corporation. His team is responsible for driving early adoption and awareness of next-generation technologies.
Executive Vice President
Peter Essen is Executive Vice President, Bayer OY and Head of Supply Center Turku.
DHL Freight Sweden
Peter Hesslin began his career at DHL in 1992 and has held several senior positions in Sweden, Belgium, United Kingdom and Denmark − before being appointed Managing Director in January 2012.
Swedish Patent and Registration Office
Susanne Ås Sivborg is Director General at the Swedish Patent and Registration Office
DHL Express Sweden
Ted joined DHL in 2006 and has since then held various positions in the Swedish DHL Express unit. Before being appointed Managing Director in August 2010, Ted was the Director of Marketing and Customer Service in Sweden.