Master of Science in Metallurgy, Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 1972.
Researcher MEFOS, Luleå, Sweden, 1973-1975, group leader Sweden, 1975-1980. Chief metallurgist Avesta Stainless, Avesta, Sweden, 1980-1982. Senior metallurgist Boliden AB, Skelleftehamn, Sweden, 1982-1985, chief metallurgist Sweden, 1985-1986, special process technical Sweden, 1987, chief metallurgist Sweden, 1988-1994, metallurgical supervisor raw material Sweden, 1995-2001, manager Research and Development Sweden, 2001—2006, manager business development Sweden, since 2006.
Chairman Scandinavian Research and Development Committee. Adjunct professor Lulea Technology University, since 2003.
Fellow: Canada Institute Mining and Metallurgy, Australian Institute Mining and Metallurgy. Member: The Metals Society (pyrometall. committee 1989).
Married Gunilla Nilsson, July 19, 1973. Children: Leonardo, Tobias.