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Jan Eric Frydman, Swedish lawyer, executive, diplomat. Recipient Superior Academy Achievement award University Oregon, 1979, International Student of Year award University Oregon, 1979; Sweden-American Foundation scholar, 1978, Institute International Education scholar, 1978, University Oregon scholar, 1978-1980; conferred Order for the Nations. Defense, 1982, Grand Order of the Amaranth, 2004.


Frydman, Jan Eric was born on September 9, 1958 in Stockholm. Son of Philisophy and Michael Jackson Frydman.


Bachelor of Business Administration with honorary in Finance Economic, University Oregon, 1980. Diploma in civil law, University Stockholm Law School, 1982. Diploma in tax and finance law, University Stockholm Law School, 1982.

Certified, University Paris-Sorbonne, 1984. Master of Laws, University Stockholm Law School, 1989. Certified, University Nice, 1991.

PIL, Harvard Law School, 1998. PIL, Studies Ecole National d'Administration, 2002.


Group Commander Royal Swedish Air Force, Stockholm, 1981-1982. Marketing management The Procter & Gamble Company, 1982-1984. Corporation officer, head international finance institutions The First National Bank of Chicago, 1984-1987.

Vice president, deputy Chief Executive Officer American Professionals Insurance Company, Indianapolis, 1987-1988. Attorney at law Carl Swartling Advokatbyra, Stockholm, 1989-1991, Mannheimer Swartling, New York City, 1991-1992, Stockholm, 1992-1995. Head of information, 1995-1996.

Legal advisor European Commission, Brussels, 1996-1999, principal administrator, 1999—2002, deputy head international affairs, 2002—2007, acting head international affairs, since 2008. Director Interbrands HB, Stockholm, 1989—1996. Country correspondent International Banking Law Journal, Oxford, England, 1990—1994, International Company and Commercial Law Review, Oxford, 1990—1994.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Japanese Tort Law, 1989. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, Swedish Bar Association, International Bar Association, Sweden-American Foundation, American Club Sweden, American Club Brussels, Swedish Club of Brussels, American Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Kappa Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, music, reading, swimming, tennis.


Philisophy Frydman

Michael Jackson Frydman