Board of Directors

The Board is the highest decision-making body of the Knowledge Foundation and is appointed by the government (two members) and by the board itself (eight members).

The Board of Directors of the Knowledge Foundation:

  • Kerstin Eliasson, Chairman. Former State Secretary, Ministry of Education and Research
  • Elisabeth Annell Åhlund, Chairman Knightec AB
  • Lars Ekedahl, Professor Emeritus
  • Kajsa Ellegård, Professor, Linköping University
  • Peter Larsson, Director, The Swedish Association of Graduate Engineers
  • Olle Lundin, Professor, Uppsala University
  • Helena Malmqvist, Head of External Research, ABB AB, Corporate Research
  • Karin Markides, Professor, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Björn Odlander, Founder HealthCap
  • Björn Sundell, vice Chairman. R&D Consultant