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management consultant

Jan Olof Carlsson, Swedish management consultant. Certified in engineering. Chairman Stockholm Student Unions, 1961-1962; vice chairman National Swedish Union of Students, Stockholm, 1963, Swedish Federation Professional Association, Stockholm, 1981-1985; chairman Swedish Association Graduate Engineers, Stockholm, 1976-1981.

Background

Carlsson, Jan Olof was born on January 5, 1935 in Ludvika, Dalecarlia, Sweden. Son of Berndt Olof and Cecilia (Leopoldsson) Carlsson.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1966.

Career

Research assistant Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1960-1962. Head planning and research department Swedish Association Graduate Engineers, 1963-1966. Adviser r&d Swedish Ministries of Commerce, Financial and Industry, 1966-1979.

Vice president National Swedish Development Company, 1975-1976. Deputy director general National Swedish Board for Technology Development, 1975-1987. Director general Geological Survey of Sweden, Uppsala, 1987-1996, Minister for Industry and Commerce, Sweden, 1996-1997.

Senior advisor Coopers & Lybrand, PriceWaterhouse Coopers, 1997-1999, management consultant, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Certified in engineering.

Membership

Chairman Stockholm Student Unions, 1961-1962. Vice chairman National Swedish Union of Students, Stockholm, 1963, Swedish Federation Professional Association, Stockholm, 1981-1985. Chairman Swedish Association Graduate Engineers, Stockholm, 1976-1981.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, wine, history of architecture.

Connections

Married Birgitta Alex, December 28, 1963. Children: Johan, Thomas.

father:
Berndt Olof Carlsson

mother:
Cecilia (Leopoldsson) Carlsson

spouse:
Birgitta Alex

children:
Johan Carlsson

Thomas Carlsson