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educator , consultant , organization administrator

Björn Mikael Grünewald, Swedish employers' organization administrator, educator, consultant.


Grünewald, Björn Mikael was born on March 2, 1940 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Isaac and Märta (Grundell) Grünewald.


Diploma, Naval Academy, Stockholm, 1960. Student, Royal Institute of Technology, 1963. Diploma in business adminstrn, Stockholm School of Economics, 1968.

Postgraduate, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1969. Diploma in personnel management, Swedish Management Group, Stockholm, 1976. Diploma, Military Staff and War College, Stockholm, 1987.


Secretary student union University Stockholm, 1967-1968. Researcher Swedish National Union of Students, Stockholm, 1968-1970. Secretary Federation Swedish Industries, 1970-1971.

With Swedish Employer's Confederation, 1971-1993, senior vice president, 1988-1993, director Brussels office, 1991-1993. With International Labour Organization, 1993—2002, senior advisor multi-disciplinary team central and eastern Europe Budapest, Hungary, 1993-1998, principal officer employer's activities Europe at Headquarters Geneva, 1998—2002. Retired, 2002; employment consultant Sâter, Sweden, since 2002.


Board director National Swedish Board Education, Stockholm, 1978-1981, 84-86, National Swedish Board Universities and Colleges, Stockholm, 1983-1988, chairman advisory board, 1986-1988. Chairman education committee BIAC. Advisory Organization of European Cooperation and Development, Paris, 1988-1993.

Chairman Jt. Foundation Higher School Business National-Louis University, Nowy Saczs, Poland, since 1992. Member World Organization for Rehabilitation through Training Union of London (executive committee 1982-1991), Swedish Organization for Rehabilitation through Training Stockholm (president 1981-1991), Rotary Club (president 1984-1985), Swedish Naval Reserve Officers Association (president 1991-1994). Polish Order of Merit (Commander's Cross, 2005).


Married AnnBritt Jonsson, June 2, 1962. Children: Kent, Axel, Andreas, Bernhard.

Isaac Grünewald

Märta (Grundell) Grünewald

AnnBritt Jonsson

Kent Grünewald

Axel Grünewald

Andreas Grünewald

Bernhard Grünewald