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international adviser

Gunnar Bengtsson, Swedish international adviser. Recipient Becquerel award Lund University, 1990, gold medal King of Sweden, 1997. Chairman Swedish National Committee Against Tobacco, Stockholm, 1986-1992; chairman Swedish Engineers for Nuclear Disarmament, Stockholm, 1991-1994. Member Royal Academy of Sciences (chairman national committee for radiation protection 1985-1991).

Background

Bengtsson, Gunnar was born on March 18, 1941 in Lysekil, Sweden. Son of Nils Harald Wilhelm and Anna-Lisa (Olausson) Bengtsson.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Lund (Sweden) University, 1967.

Career

Laboratory manager Swedish Radiation Protection Institute, Stockholm, 1969-1974, inspection manager, 1974-1982, director general, 1982—1995, Swedish National Chemicals Inspectorate, 1995-2001. Chairman Intergovtl. Forum on Chemical Safety, 1995-1997, OCED Joint Meeting on Chemicals and Pesticides, 2000—2003. Research scientist Columbia University, New York City, 1968—1969.

Short term expert International Atomic Energy Agency, Guatemala, 1978. Chairman Swedish Government Board Medical Ethics, Stockholm, 1991—2001. Chairman Swedish delegations United Nations Science Committee Effects Atomic Radiation, Stockholm, 1990—1995.

Membership

Chairman Swedish National Committee Against Tobacco, Stockholm, 1986-1992. Chairman Swedish Engineers for Nuclear Disarmament, Stockholm, 1991-1994. Member Royal Academy of Sciences (chairman national committee for radiation protection 1985-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Birdwatching.

Connections

Married Eva Isaksen, November 7, 1959. Children: Patrik, Calle.

father:
Nils Harald Wilhelm Bengtsson

mother:
Anna-Lisa (Olausson) Bengtsson

spouse:
Eva Isaksen

children:
Patrik Bengtsson

Calle Bengtsson