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, U. Stockholm, 1967-1968; researcher, Swedish National Union of Students, Stockholm, 1968-1970; secretary, Federation Swedish Industries, Stockholm, 1970-1971; with, Swedish Employer's Confederation, Stockholm, 1971-1993; senior vice president, Swedish Employer's Confederation, Stockholm, 1988-1993; director Brussels office, Swedish Employer's Confederation, Stockholm, 1991-1993; senior advisor multi-disciplinary team central and eastern Europe, International Labour Organisation, Budapest, Sweden, 1993-1998; principal officer employer's activities Europe, International Labour Organisation, Geneva, Sweden, since 1998.
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.