PhD in Political Science, University of Stockholm. Former Research Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University. 1992-94, President and CEO, Securum; 1994-97, CEO, Trygg-Hansa; 1997-2005, CEO, SEB; 2006-12, CEO and Executive Vice-President, International Finance Corporation, led overall strategic direction in its mission to promote sustainable private sector development; currently, Senior Adviser, The Blackstone Group, and Center for Strategic and International Studies. Former Chairman, Swedish Bankers Association. Non-Executive Vice-Chairman, Sithe Global Power (Blackstone affiliate).