Foundation Governing Board

The Foundation Governing Board is appointed by the Swedish Government from 1 May, 2019, to 30 April, 2022.

Riksdagsledamot Annie Lööf (ledamot 2011-01-27—2013-04-30)

Members of the Board

  • Porträtt Monica Dahlbom

    Monica Dahlbom

    Chairman of the Jönköping University Foundation Governing Board
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    Monica Dahlbom has been President of the Court of Appeal in Jönköping since 2016.

  • Porträtt på Søren E. Frandsen

    Søren E. Frandsen

    Vice chairman of the Jönköping University Foundation Governing Board
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    Søren E. Frandsen is Director for the Research & Innovation Organisation at University of Southern Denmark (SDU). He is also chairman of the board at Science Ventures Denmark. He has previously held the position as Prorektor at Aarhus University.

  • Porträtt Agneta Marell

    Agneta Marell

    President of Jönköping University
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    Agneta Marell is professor in Business Administration and has been president of Jönköping University since 2017. More information about Agneta Marell

  • Porträtt Linda Fransson

    Linda Fransson

    CEO
    Gnosjö Automatsvarvning AB
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    Linda Fransson has been the CEO of the family business “Gnosjö Automatsvarvning AB” since 2012, she was previously a partner in the company and has held several senior positions. Linda Fransson has a bachelor’s degree in technology, specializing in Mechanical Engineering, from the School of Engineering at Jönköping University.

  • Porträtt Mats Eriksson

    Mats Eriksson

    Professor of Nursing Science
    Örebro universitet
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    Mats Eriksson is a professor in Nursing Science at the School of Health Sciences at Örebro University and a Specialist Nurse in intensive care. He is the leader of the research environment FAMN (The Child, the Family, the Caring system, the Society) and leader of the research group PEARL - Pain in Early Life.

    Mats Eriksson is a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain - Special Interest Group on Pain in Childhood and a scientific advisor in the European Foundation for the Care of Newborn Infants.

  • Porträtt Madelene Sandström

    Madelene Sandström

    Licentiate and Researcher
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    Madelene Sandström holds a licentiate degree in Business Administration from Uppsala University.

    Madelene Sandström was CEO of the Knowledge Foundation 2009–2018. She has previously been Deputy Director General of VINNOVA (2001–2003) and Director General of the Swedish Defence Research Agency (2003–2009).

    She is a member of a number of different academies, boards, and committees in research and education.

  • Porträtt Mikael Alexandersson

    Mikael Alexandersson

    Professor
    University of Gothenburg
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    Mikael Alexandersson is professor of Education and professor of General Didactics. He earlier held a position at the University of Gothenburg. Alexandersson has been a university rector of Halmstad University, dean of the Faculty of Education and head of the Centre for Educational Science and Teacher Research (both at University of Gothenburg). Parallel to research, teaching and management, Alexandersson has been involved as an expert, advisor or secretary in Swedish governmental inquiries and commissions but also in Swedish funding agencies. During the last decade he has also been chairman of panels and committees for evaluation of higher education in Sweden, Norway, and Denmark. Since 2018, Alexandersson is an elected accountant at the Knowledge Foundation.

  • Porträtt Anna Yman

    Anna Yman

    International Business Manager
    SWECO
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    Anna Yman is the current International Business Manager at SWECO and she has been active within SWECO for over 20 years, including as CEO of Sweco's Water and Environmental Experts. Previously, Anna Yman has also been active as a research student at Stockholm University.

  • Porträtt Johan Olsson

    Johan Ohlson

    Chief procurement officer
    SAAB
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    Johan Ohlson is Vice President, Head of Group Procurement for Saab. He has previously been CEO of Saab Training Systems in Huskvarna and Director Logistics and Purchasing for the same company.

  • Porträtt Sophie Fröberg Liljenberg

    Sophia Fröberg Liljenberg

    Chairman
    Jönköping Student Union
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    Sophia Fröberg Liljenberg student representative in the Jönköping University Foundation Governing Board

    Sophia is president of Jönköping Student Union (2019–2021). She has studied the bachelor's programme Sustainable Enterprise Development at Jönköping International Business School at Jönköping University.

  • Porträtt Roger Sandberg

    Roger Sandberg

    Teacher representative
    Jönköping University
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    Roger Sandberg is teacher representative in the Jönköping University Foundation Governing Board

    Roger Sandberg is lecturer in law at the department of social work at the School of Health and Welfare, Jönköping University.

Co-opted Members

  • Porträtt Linda Fransson

    Mats Jackson

    Executive Vice President
    Jönköping University
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    Mats Jackson is Executive Vice President at Jönköping University. Mats is professor in Innovative Production.

  • Porträtt Linda Fransson

    Mikael Palmgren

    Chairman
    Saco-S
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    Mikael Palmgren is chairman of Saco-S at Jönköping University. Mikael is a lecturer in mathematics at the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Chemical Engineering at the School of Engineering at Jönköping University.

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