Board members

Chair: Annika Helker Lundström, has worked for the Swedish government as special investigator and environmental coordinator for the business community. Helker Lundström has long experience of working in the private sector and understanding of the perspectives of companies and governmental bodies and the role of research in sustainability transitions.

Jan Bertoft, Secretary General at the umbrella NGO The Swedish Consumer’s Association (Sveriges konsumenter) and board member of BEUC – The European Consumer Organization. Bertoft has worked with consumer issues for several decades, as press secretary at the Swedish Consumer Agency, as editor-in-chief of the consumer magazine Råd & Rön.

Katarina Eckerberg, professor in political science Umeå university. Her expertise comprises environmental, climate and natural resource policy and politics at global, national and local level.

Robert Höglund, initiator and coordinator of the Climate goal initiative, a network that gathers 22 civil society organisations in Sweden. Höglund works as Head of communications for Oxfam in Sweden and also coordinator of the Swedish idea-network Steg 3 (Step 3), focusing on sustainability and economic growth.

Maria Sandow, expert at the Policy Department of Svensk Handel, the Swedish Trade Federation. She has worked as head of the section for shoes, fashion and textiles (Svensk Handel Stil) for many years and is also focusing on sustainability issues.

Malin Lindgren is co-opted member representing Mistra.