Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI)
Economist, Stockholm School of Economics. Mid 1980s, worked at the Swedish Embassy, Nairobi, Kenya. 1995-2000, at the World Bank, Washington DC, int.al. in the Research Department and edited the book Aid and Reform in Africa. 2001, Vice-Chair, OECD Development Assistance Committee. 2001-02, assigned to the Parliamentary Commission on a new Swedish Policy for Global Development. 2002-06, Head Secretary, international Expert Group on Development Issues (EGDI). As Ambassador at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, served as Sherpa for Minister Gunilla Carlsson on the UN Secretary-General's High-Level Panel on Global Sustainability. Incoming Executive Director, SIWI (Stockholm International Water Institute).