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Board of directors

Professionalism and experience

The AP7 board of directors is a team of professionals with extensive expertise in business, finance and the financial markets. The board bears the ultimate responsibility for the fund to the government and parliament.

Per Frennberg (Chairman of the board)

Freelancing Investment specialist. Earlier at the occupational pension company Alectas Asset Management as a strategist, portfolio manager, interest manager and asset management manager. Before that, researcher and teacher in financial economics at the School of Economics at Lund University.

Tonika Hirdman

Director-General of the Fondation de Luxembourg. Former CEO and Country Manager of ABN AMRO Bank (Luxembourg) S.A., CEO of Banco Fonder and Senior Vice President of ABN AMRO Asset Management with responsibility for sustainable investments.

Emma Ihre (Vice chairman of the board)

Head of sustainability at Mannheimer Swartling. Earlier responsible for sustainable entrepreneurship at the Ministry of Finance, Head of Corporate Engagement at Ethix SRI Advisors, and Managing Director of Amnesty Business Group. Chairman of the Swedish Financial Analysts Sustainability Group and board member of the Nordkinn Hedge Fund, Smarta Samtal and Global Compact Sweden.

Karolina Ekholm

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Economist and professor at Stockholm University. Between 2009-2014 she was one of five deputy chairmen for the swedish central bank. From 2014 and the beginning of 2019, Karolina Ekholm was State Secretary at the Ministry of Finance.

Anders Wihlborn

Board member of the Hong Kong company Hop Lun and former CEO of Bank of America Merrill Lynch.


Mikaela Valtersson

Vice President of Kunskapsskolan AB. Former MP (MP) where she has been the party’s economic-political spokesperson and member of the Finance Committee. In 2012-2013, she was vice-chair of the Friskolans national association and 2013-2016 chair of the same organization. Valtersson is also a member of the Board of Axfoundation, Antonia Ax:son Johnson’s Sustainability Foundation and in the think tank Fores.

Magnus Vesterlund

Chief economist at Svensk Försäkring since 2019. Previously worked seven years at Folksam Life, including as head of the Risk Department. Prior to that, he worked for 16 years in various positions at the Swedish central bank and for two years as a national expert in the European Commission.