Advisory Board


Folke Sjöberg

Professor, PhD, MD

In addition to being deputy vice-chancellor at Linköping University he is professor of burn surgery and critical care at Linköping University and medical director at the Burn Center at the Linköping University Hospital. Folke is internationally recognised and is a Member of the Executive Board of the world organisation ”International Society for Burn Injuries” (ISBI). He is also Board member of the “Verification Committee” American Burns Association.


Ann Fust,

Executive Director,

Deputy Director General

The Swedish Research Council’s Executive Director is Ann Fust. She is Deputy Director General and assists the Director General in managing the agency. Her previous position was as University Director of Uppsala University and managing all of the administration at the university including finance, HR, facilities, planning student affairs, communication and others.



Marianne Granfelt

Doctor in Technology, Consultant

Former General Secretary of the Association of Swedish Higher Education, an organisation for institutional cooperation for 37 universities and university colleges in Sweden. Before this position, she was the university director of Lund University. Marianne has a PhD in physical chemistry.


Andreas Göthenberg

Doctor in Technology,

Executive Director

Andreas Göthenberg is the Executive Director of STINT, the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education. Before joining STINT he was a Science and Technology Attaché at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo, Japan. Previous to that he was working as a Center Manager and Senior Researcher in China.


Henrik Hallgren,


Program Manager

Henrik Hallgren is an Adviser and Programme Manager at International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR). NIR represents the largest Swedish global companies. He is also an Analyst and Co-Founder of a consultancy (West Center East) and Chairman at Eurasia Forum.