Master of Science in Landscape Architect, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Ultuna Uppsala, 1983. Doctor of Agronomy, Swedish University Agriculture Sciences, Ultuna Uppsala, 1991. Biologist M Sc, University Uppsala, Sweden, 1978.
Biologist, deputy local manager Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, Storuman, Sweden, 1976—1978, assistant Alnarp, Sweden, 1981—1985, director of research, 1986—1996, associate professor, 1997—2005, professor, since 2005. Head of subdivision health & recreation Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden, since 2000.
Expert National Committee on Public Health, Stockholm, 1998—2001. Member of Royal Swedish Academy Agriculture and Forestry.
Married Marie Helena Ekberg, June 10, 1961. Children: Mira Noomi children: Kristina Anna Ulrika, Helena Sofia.