Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1980.
Development chemist Astra Pharmaceutical Production, Södertälje, Sweden, 1974-1989, principal development chemist Sweden, 1989-1992. Manager Astra Production Chemicals, 1992-1996, senior manager, 1996-1997, director projects coordination and liaison, process Research and Development, 1998-1999. Lead project manager AstraZeneca Research and Development, 1999-2001, head of projects, 2001—2003, director science in global process Research and Development, since 2004.
Associate professor Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 1990. Member board School Chemical Science and Engineering Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, since 2005.
Member Swedish Chemical Society, Drug Information Association, International Society Heterocyclic Chemistry.
Married Sophie Linnéa Lovisa Åkergård, June 13, 1981. Children: Christopher, Alexander, Lovisa Antonia.