Former consultant in marketing and communications. 1997-2003, Head of Communications, then Under Secretary-General, Swedish Red Cross; 2003-2008, Secretary-General, Save the Children Sweden; 2008-10, Secretary-General, Save the Children International. 2010-2016, Director-General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency. Former member of the Board of the Swedish Research Council. Recipient of Kings Medal for Special Merit, King of Sweden, for promoting children's rights (2008).