Doctor of Philosophy, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1987.
Assistant professor anesthesia, intensive care University Uppsala, 1997. Assistant physician University Hospital Uppsala (Sweden), 1977-1984. Senior physician, since 1993.
Consultant Hospital Hudiksvall, Sweden, 1984-1991, Hospital Sundsvall, Sweden, 1991-1993. Consultant in anesthesia, intensive care University Uppsala (Sweden), 1984.
Member European Academy Anaesthesiology, Amnesty International, Save the Children International.
Married Pia-Maria Christina Rytkola, June 28, 1975 (divorced 1991). Children: Maria, Anna. Married Margareta Hoerling, July 3, 1992.
Children: Kajsa, Karl.