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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.

The chairman of the board is Rose Marie Westman

Chief Economist at Burenstam & Partners. Previously Executive Vice President at ABB Treasury Center in New York as well as Financial analyst and Portfolio Manager at Alecta Pensionsförsäkring.

Per Frennberg (Vice chairman)

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.

Gunnar Andersson

Adjunct professor of Mathematical Statistics at Royal Institute of Technology, CEO at ActStrats, chairman at OMBEA AB, chairman at Insurance Research Council and Cefin. Gunnar has also been CEO at Nordea Liv and KP and vice president at Folksam.

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.

Mats Kinnwall

Chief Economist at the Swedish Forest Industries Federation and Industriarbetsgivarna. Previously Chief Investment analyst at Handelsbanken and Chief Economist at SKL and Chief analyst at the Blue Institute. Board member of Skandia Investment Management as well as member of Borlänge Municipality’s finance committee.

Emma Ihre

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

Foto: Kristian Pohl/Regeringskansliet

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.