Diploma in materials science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1985.
Researcher, Institute Metals Research, Stockholm, 1983-1986; technical secretary, Mekanforbundet, Stockholm, 1986-1989; application engineer, Anval, Torshalla, Sweden, 1989-1994; quality manager, Anval, Torshalla, Sweden, 1994-1995; manager quality research and development, Anval, Torshalla, Sweden, since 1997; quality engineer, ABB Industrial Systems, Vasterås, Sweden, 1995-1997.
With Swedish Military, 1977-1978.
Son of Knut Arvid and Greta Elisabet (Åkerstrom) A. Divorced; 1 child, Anne-Lie.