Degree in agronomy, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Sweden, 1976.
Extension specialist, Swedish U. Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1977-1981, 87-; advisor university board, Swedish U. Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, 1985-1987; first secretary goverments committee, Sweden, 1982-1985.
Member Enköping City Parliament, since 1974, speaker, 1994-1998, member city government, 1988-1994. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Environmental Geochemistry and Health, Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry, since 1995.
Married Gullevi Engqvist, July 12, 1969. Children: Magnus, Maria, Mattias.