Master of Science in Agriculture, Agricultural College Sweden, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Agricultural College Sweden, 1977. Docent in chemistry, Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1979.
Research associate department chemistry Agricultural College Sweden, 1972—1979. Research leader, head division feed chemistry department animal nutrition and management Swedish University Agricultural Sciences, 1979—1987, senior researcher food science, 1987—1990, professor, head division plant products, since 1990, deputy head department food science, 1996—2002. Visiting researcher department chemistry University Colorado, Boulder, 1979—1980.
Distinguished scientist Philip Morris Research Center, Richmond, Virginia, 1984, Richmond, 85. Visiting researcher The Rowett Research Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, 1987. Member evaluation group for food research Swedish Council for Forestry and Agricultural Research, 1988—1994.
Member internal reference group Uppsala Food and Nutrition Center, 1990—2000, board member, since 2000. Member advisory group cereal research Norwegian Food Research Institute, 1991—1993, member research committee, since 1999. Member science advisory board Center for Clinical Evaluation of Food, since 2002.
Board member Swedish Bread Institute, Cerealia Research Foundation.
Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (national committee nutritioanl science since 2002).
Married; 3 children.