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Gunnar Bengtsson

Gunnar Bengtsson, Swedish international adviser. Recipient Becquerel award Lund University, 1990, gold medal King of Sweden, 1997. Chairman Swedish National Committee Against Tobacco, Stockholm, 1986-1992; chairman Swedish Engineers for Nuclear Disarmament, Stockholm, 1991-1994. Member Royal Academy of Sciences (chairman national committee for radiation protection 1985-1991).

Background

  • Bengtsson, Gunnar was born on March 18, 1941 in Lysekil, Sweden. Son of Nils Harald Wilhelm and Anna-Lisa (Olausson) Bengtsson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1967.

    Career

    • Laboratory manager Swedish Radiation Protection Institute, Stockholm, 1969-1974, inspection manager, 1974-1982, director general, 1982—1995, Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate, 1995-2001. Chairman Intergovtl. Forum on Chemical Safety, 1995-1997, OCED Joint Meeting on Chemicals and Pesticides, 2000—2003. Research scientist Columbia University, New York City, 1968—1969.

      Short term expert International Atomic Energy Agency, Guatemala, 1978. Chairman Swedish Government Board Medical Ethics, Stockholm, 1991—2001. Chairman Swedish delegations United Nations Science Committee Effects Atomic Radiation, Stockholm, 1990—1995.

    Membership

    Chairman Swedish National Committee Against Tobacco, Stockholm, 1986-1992. Chairman Swedish Engineers for Nuclear Disarmament, Stockholm, 1991-1994. Member Royal Academy of Sciences (chairman national committee for radiation protection 1985-1991).

    Personality

    Interests

    Birdwatching.

    Connections

    • Married Eva Isaksen, November 7, 1959. Children: Patrik, Calle.
    • father: Nils Harald Wilhelm Bengtsson
    • mother: Anna-Lisa (Olausson) Bengtsson
    • spouse: Eva Isaksen
    • children: Patrik Bengtsson
    • Calle Bengtsson
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    Born March 18, 1941
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    • 1967
      Lund (Sweden) University
    • 2003
      chairman, Intergovtl. Forum on Chemical Safety
    • 1969 - 1974
      Laboratory manager, Swedish Radiation Protection Institute
      Stockholm, Stockholms Lan, Sweden
    • 1995 - 2001
      Laboratory manager, Swedish Radiation Protection Institute
    • 1995 - 1997
      chairman, Intergovtl. Forum on Chemical Safety

    Award