Bachelor of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1982. Master of Science, Lund University, Sweden, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, Lund University, Sweden, 1995.
Commissioned Swedish Army, 1979, advanced through grades to captain, 1990, psychologist Kristianstad, 1982—1988. Research assistant Lund University, 1988—1995, postgraduate research fellow, 1996—2000, associate professor, since 2000, head department environmental psychology. Science adviser in field.
Captain, 1979—2000, Ystad.
Board directors Swedish Church, Lund, 1988—2002. Member of International Association for People-Ennviron. Studies (associate).
Married Pia Birgitta Bäckström, June 22, 1984. Children: Nils Leif Vilhelm, Ola Alfred Maurtiz, Gustaf Anders.