Board

Mistra’s Board is responsible for the focus of activities and makes decisions about Mistra’s research programmes.

Mistra’s board

The Board comprises ten members. Two, at least one of whom must have relevant financial expertise, are appointed by the Government.

Of the other members, two are appointed on the recommendations of the heads of the following Swedish agencies: the Swedish Research Council; the Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare (Forte); the Research Council for the Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (Formas); and Sweden’s Innovation Agency (Vinnova). Two members are appointed on the recommendations of higher education institutions.

Three members are appointed on the recommendations of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) and the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (KSLA). Lastly, the tenth member is appointed by Mistra’s Board.

 

The Board comprises:

Johan Söderström, chair
ABB Sweden

Klas Eklund
Senior Economist at Mannheimer Swartling

Kerstin Johannesson
University of Gothenburg

Kyösti Tuutti
Skanska

Margareta Törnqvist
Stockholm University

Sara Ilstedt
KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Hans Folkesson
Senior automotive consultant and former CTO at Volvo Cars Corporation

Anne-Marie Tillman
Chalmers University of Technology

Eva Samakovlis
The Swedish Tax Agency

Ulf Landegren
Uppsala University