Graduate in Technology Physics, Chalmers Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1973.
Systems engineer Defense Electronics Division LM Ericsson, 1974. President Chemtronics, 1984. Head radar section Ericsson Radio Systems, 1985, vice president, head surface sensor division, 1987.
President Schrack Telecom AG (later renamed Ericsson Schrack AG in 1994 and Ericsson Austria in 1996), Vienna. Head Austrian operations Ericsson. President, Chief Executive Officer Celsius AB, 1997—2000, Vattenfall AB, Stockholm, 2000—2010.
Member supervisory board Böhler-Uddeholm AG, Vienna, Eskom Holdings Ltd., Johannesburg. With Signal Corps Swedish Army.
Member of Royal Swedish Society Naval Sciences, Royal Swedish Military Academy.
Married Gunni Josefsson. Children: Terese, Magnus, Jesper, Peter.