Master of Science in Fluid Dynamics, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1990. Bachelor in Philosophy and Psychology, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Food Engineering, Lund University, Sweden, 2005.
Development engineer Tetra Pak Processing Systems, Lund, 1994—1999, key technical manager, since 2006. Sergeant Swedish Airforce, 1985-1986, Uppsala.
Member of Swedish Institute Strategic Analyses (treasurer 1990-1994), Swedish Role and Conflict Gaming Association (honorary. President 1988-1994).
Married Carina Innings. Children: Elsa, Moa.