Bachelor in Languages, University Stockholm, 1980. Master of Business Administration, Stockholm School of Economics, 1980.
Program manager Swedish Institute Management, Stockholm, 1980-1983. Research assistant Stockholm School of Economics, 1979-1982, visiting lecturer, 1983-1988. Manager Svenska Handelsbanken, Stockholm, 1983-1987, vice president, 1987-1992, senior vice president, 1992-1997, executive vice president, 1997-2001, president, Chief Executive Officer, since 2001.
Board directors Center for Business and Policy Studies, Stockholm, l988-90, Swedish Securities Register, 1995-2001. Chairman Bank Giro, 1999-2001, Swedish Bankers Association Sergeant Signal Corps, Swedish Army, l975-76. Member Swedish Stockbrokers Association (chairman 1994-1997).
Married Marie Hellström, May 5, l984. Children: Louise, Johan, Thomasine.