Our Board of Directors, MD and auditors

Our board, nominated by the responsible ministry, Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, includes a Chairperson and six members.

The members have extensive experience in corporate governance, financial operations, international aid, operational experience from developing countries as well as high financial qualifications.

Our Board:

Catrin Fransson, Chair of the Board

Born: 1962
Board member since: 2022
Education: MSc, Luleå University of Technology, Senior Executive Program, London Business School
At present: Board work
Board appointments: LKAB (member)
Former appointments: Almi Företagspartner Stockholm Sörmland AB (chair), Swedbank Robur AB (chair), Swedbank Franchise AB (chair), Entercard AB (member), Swedbank Försäkring (member)

Kerstin Borglin, member of the board

Born: 1960
Board member since: 2016
Education: MSc, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, LTH, Lund University, History of Science, Lund University, African History, Stockholm University.
At present: Executive Advisor, Spider (The Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions, Department of Computer & Systems Sciences (DSV), Stockholm University).
Board appointments: SWEACC, Swedish East African Chamber of Commerce (Vice Chair).
Former board appointments: Ericsson Lithuania (member), Ericsson Kenya (member), Advisory Board GSFF (Global Solidarity Forest Foundation), Mozambique (member).

Torgny Holmgren, member of the board

Born: 1954
Board member since: 2017
Education: Degree in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
At present: CEO of SIWI - Stockholm International Water Institute
Board appointments: International Center for Water Cooperation (chair), World Water Council (adjunct member) Expert Group for Aid Analysis (member), Swedish Leadership for Sustainable Development (member), Global Utmaning (senior advisor).

Daniel Kristiansson, member of the board

Born: 1974
Board member since: 2019
Education: MBA. Stockholm School of Economics.
At present: Deputy Director, Division for State-Owned Enterprises, Ministry of Finance.
Board appointments: Vattenfall AB (member), Stiftelsen Industrifonden (member).
Former board appointments: SBAB Bank AB (publ) (member), Metria AB (member), AB Bostadsgaranti (member), Green Cargo (member), Vasallen AB (member).

Catrina Ingelstam, member of the board

Born: 1961
Board member since: 2019
Education: MBA, Stockholm University, Auditor's Degree FAR (inactive).
At present: Consultant in own company, Creatme AB.
Board appointments: Sixth Swedish National Pension Fund (chair and chair Sustainability Committee), Orio AB (member, chair of Audit Committee, member Remuneration Committee), Spiltan Fonder AB (member), LÖF - Mutual Insurance Company of the Regions (member), Kommuninvest i Sverige AB (member), SH Pension (member).
Former board appointments: Sparbanken Sjuhärad AB, Försäkringar Mälardalen AB, Salus Ansvar AB, KPA AB and subsidiaries, Folksam LO Fondförsäkring AB and subsidiaries, Folksam Fondförsäkring AB, Min Pension i Sverige AB, Legal, Kammarkollegiet (Financial and Administrative Services Agency).

Roshi Motman, member of the board

Born: 1979
Board member since: 2019
Education: Industrial Engineering and Management, Chalmers University of Technology, Electrical Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology.
At present: Amuse, CEO.
Board appointments: ICE Group (member).
Former appointments: CEO Millicom Ghana (Tigo), CEO AirtelTigo Ghana, Chairman Ghana Telecom Chambers, Investment Committee Chairman Digital Changemakers Ghana (Tigo/Reach for Change).

Jonas Eriksson, member of the board

Born: 1967
Board member since: 2021
Education: MSc Mathematics, Uppsala University.
At present: Own company.
Board appointments: Yipp Örebro AB (member).
Former appointments: Riksdag Board 

Our Managing Director:

Maria Håkansson is MD and CEO of Swedfund. Maria Håkansson has 20 years of experience from the telecommunications industry and extensive experience from a variety of senior positions at Ericsson. Before joining Swedfund, she served as Vice President Internet of Things (IoT) at Ericsson. Maria Håkansson holds a Master of Economics and Business Administration with a major in business control and accounting from the University of Stockholm.

Swedfund's auditors:

Ernst & Young AB and authorised public accountant Jesper Nilsson as head accountant.

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