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.
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.
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.
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.
Fristående investeringsspecialist. Tidigare på tjänstepensionsföretaget Alectas kapitalförvaltning som strateg, portföljförvaltare, räntechef och kapitalförvaltningschef. Dessförinnan forskare och lärare i finansiell ekonomi på Ekonomihögskolan vid Lunds universitet.