Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1981.
Research fellow Stockholm University, 1982-1988, lecturer, 1987-2000, professor classical archaeology and ancient history, since 2000. Secretary public committee Swedish Institute of Athens and Rome, 1984—1997, board directors, 1980—1983, since 1993, Swedish Excavations at Acquarossa Etruria, since 1977, head department classical archaeology and ancient history, since 1994. Organizer Colloquium on Ancient Pottery "Ceramics in Context", 1997.
Member Swedish Archaeol. Society, Friends of Museum of Mediterranean and Near Eastern Antiquities (chairman 1998).