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 Bo Källstrand
Previously governor of Västernorrland County, CEO Graninge AB, executive vice president Eléctricité de France and CEO Svensk Energi. Other assignments: Chairman Svenska Kraftnät. Director Member of the Board of Insurance Company Skandia Mutual and of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Adine Grate Axén is deputy chairman
Self employed and previously Executive Managing Director at Investor AB with different management positions and directorships at Investor. Chairman Nasdaq OMX Stockholm Listing Committee. Board member of Sky Limited, HI3G Access, Sampo OY, SOBI, Swedavia, Madrague, Alhanko and Johnson AB.
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.
Deputy CFO & Head of Group Finance at Volvo Cars, with a variety of positions held previously within the Group, including pension foundations and financial services companies. Board member at Volvofinans Bank. Previously held equivalent position at Saab AB and chaired Saab Pension Fund.
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.
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.
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.
Hellen Wohlin Lidgard
Entrepreneur, founder of Pointer and several other companies. Board member Square, Roa and Bonzun Health Information.
CEO of the Swedish Securities Dealers Association. Board member of SwedSec Licensiering AB, The Association God Sed på Värdepappersmarknaden, Aktiefrämjandet and Konsumenternas Bank- och Finansbyrå.