Graduate, Stockholm School of Economics, 1976. Master of Business Administration, University of California at Los Angeles, 1977.
Controller AB Wilh. Becker, Stockholm, Sweden, 1979-1982. Chief finance officer Society for Technical Communication Scandia. Trading Company, Sweden, 1982-1987.
President OM International, Sweden, 1987-1992. Chief finance officer Securum, Sweden, 1992-1996. Executive vice president Nordbanken, Sweden, 1996-1997.
Chief finance, officer, executive vice president Skanska, Sweden, 1997-2000. Chief Executive Officer Industrivarden, Sweden, since 2000.
Married Inga Ulrika Schumacher, July 11, 1954. Children: Gustaf, Hanna.