The Secretariat of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce deals with the day-to-day running of the Chamber and is in charge of business services, events, marketing, as well as the recruitment and retention of the membership.
The Secretariat is comprised of a small team of employees. There are four full time members of staff and one part time member, three yearly scholars, an autumn scholar and up to five interns during each year.
Since 2012, Ulla Nilsson has acted as the Chamber’s Managing Director, claiming policy and operational responsibility for the running of the organisation. Her team consists of Mikael Angesjo, Assistant Director, Lina Sennevall, Communications Manager, Anna Ericsson, Events Manager and Peter McNamee, Accountant. Together, the team looks after developing the Chamber through its many events and publications, membership recruitment and retention, and various networking opportunities created for the Members and the Chamber’s connections.
In a nutshell:
The Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day running of the Chamber. The Chamber’s Members are its priority and we make a conscious effort to provide a first-rate networking platform for commercial British-Swedish related business.
Policy and operational responsibility for the running of the Chamber. If you have specific questions about sponsorship or general membership queries, please do not hesitate to get in contact.
Responsible for membership recruitment and retention as well as member care. Mikael is the first port of call for any enquiries regarding business services, such as introductions or The Concierge Service. Mikael also works closely with the interns to help them develop their areas. Mikael is pleased to answer any questions you may have considering your membership.
Responsible for all communications, marketing, PR and public affairs. Lina is the first port of call for any marketing, PR and advertising enquiries. Lina also works closely with the scholars, specifically with The LINK and all other published and online content.
Responsible for the events of the Chamber; planning, initiation and delivery. Anna is the first port of call for all ideas and suggestions regarding events.
Responsible for the management of accounts, budgets and forecasts. Provides figures needed for financial planning, looking after VAT, currencies, banking and paying suppliers.
Veronica Hörnby Liljeblad
Investor Scholar 2017/2018
Part of the membership department where she is responsible for membership recruitment. Veronica also shares responsibility for the Chamber's consulting service, the Business Service Desk as well as the sub-organization the Young Professionals.
Lund University London Scholar 2017/2018
Editor and Art Director for the Link magazine in addition to managing the website. Julia also shares responsibility for the Chamber's consulting service, the Business Service Desk as well as the sub-organization the Young Professionals.
Stena Line Scholar 2017/2018
Part of the membership department where she is responsible for membership retention. Amanda also shares responsibility for the Chamber's consulting service, the Business Service Desk as well as the sub-organization the Young Professionals.
Responsible for manning the reception and answering incoming telephone calls as well as handling every day office tasks. She also assists with the Chamber events and is part of the Events department.
Responsible for manning the reception and answering incoming telephone calls as well as handling every day office tasks. She also assists with communications and is part of the Communications department.