The Council

The Council constitutes representatives from a broad spectrum within the membership and is elected at the Annual General Meeting, with its members serving three-year rotations. The Council appoints the Managing Director, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations and ensures continuous updates on issues of importance to the Chamber. Five committees have been established to support its work; the Executive, Finance, Nomination, Marketing and Industrial Forum Committees respectively. You can read more about our governance in the Articles of Association.

The Chairman is nominated by the Council and approved by the Members. The current Chairman, since 2017, is Jan Olsson, CEO Nordics at Deutsche Bank AG. The Swedish Ambassador to the United Kingdom, H.E. Torbjörn Sohlström is Honorary President of the Council.

Council Members

Jan Olsson

Jan Olsson

Chairman

Deutsche Bank AG

Peter Sandberg

Peter Sandberg

Managing Director

Swedish Chamber of Commerce

Dr Björn Savén

Dr Björn Savén

Vice Chairman

IK Investment Partners Ltd

Lars Olsson

Lars Olsson

Vice Chairman

Stena Line Ltd

Magnus Lewis-Olsson

Magnus Lewis-Olsson

Vice Chairman

Saab Technologies

H.E. Mr Torbjörn Sohlström

H.E. Mr Torbjörn Sohlström

Honorary President

Embassy of Sweden

Magnus Ahlqvist

Magnus Ahlqvist

Securitas Security Services (UK) Ltd

Suzanne Bolinder

Suzanne Bolinder

Consido Ltd

Peter Burman

Peter Burman

EF Education First

Niko Ek

Niko Ek

Scandinavian Airlines

Mark Florman

Mark Florman

Time Partners Ltd

Alex Haddon

Alex Haddon

Chair of the Marketing Committee

IC Design

Claes Jacobsson

Claes Jacobsson

Scania (GB) Ltd

Marielle Lindgren

Marielle Lindgren

Ericsson UK

Kerstin Mogull

Kerstin Mogull

Former Managing Director, Tate Britain and Non-Executive Director

Hans Otterling

Hans Otterling

Northzone

Ola Rollén

Ola Rollén

Hexagon

Mikael Sorensen

Mikael Sorensen

Handelsbanken UK

Tania Tandon

Tania Tandon

TandonHildebrand

Adine Grate

Adine Grate

Alexander Goodwille

Alexander Goodwille

Goodwille

Maria Dahl

Maria Dahl

AstraZeneca

Magnus Damberg

Magnus Damberg

SEB

Kristian Terling

Kristian Terling

HSBC

Chapter Chairmen

Annette Boren

Annette Boren

North West Chapter Chair

Hilti (Gt. Britain) Ltd

Camilla Carlbom-Flinn

Camilla Carlbom-Flinn

Humber Chapter Chair

Carlbom Shipping

Caroline  Theobald, CBE

Caroline Theobald, CBE

North East Chapter Chair

Honorary Consul

Honorary Members

Björn Askert

Björn Askert

Honorary Vice President

Galgo (UK) Ltd

Count Bertil  Bernadotte

Count Bertil Bernadotte

Honorary Vice President

Claes Dahlbäck

Claes Dahlbäck

Honorary Vice President

Sir Roger Gifford

Sir Roger Gifford

Honorary Vice President

SEB London

Bo Lerenius, CBE

Bo Lerenius, CBE

Honorary Vice President

Ulla Nilsson

Ulla Nilsson

Honorary Vice President

Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson

Honorary Vice President

H&M

Dr Anders Wall

Dr Anders Wall

Honorary Vice President

Beijer Alma AB

Jacob Wallenberg

Jacob Wallenberg

Honorary Vice President

Investor AB

In Attendance

Johan Aurén

Johan Aurén

Honorary Secretary

Accountum Ltd

Geraldine Elliott

Geraldine Elliott

Honorary Solicitor

Reynolds Porter Chamberlain LLP

William Ranby

William Ranby

YP Representative

Accenture

Patrons

Electrolux
Nordic Capital
Vattenfall
Saab AB

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