Members / Ambassadors

Ewa Björling

Former Minister for Trade
Swedish Government

Ewa Björling has served as Minister for Trade in the Swedish government between 2007-14, and Member of Parliament in the Committee on Foreign Affairs 2002-2007. In her political career, Ewa Björling occupied broad range of top positions. Prior to that she was appointed as PhD and Associate Professor at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, where she lectured and did research in the field of Medicine. Some concrete political results are measures to strength export financing, the ability to support small and medium enterprises and changes in the public promotion of Sweden around the world. Merger of Invest Sweden and The Swedish Trade Council to Business Sweden to streamline the promotion of the company´s exports, imports and investments. Within the EU framework has she been involved in an European patent, the service directive, the goods package, development of E-trade and several free trade agreements. Today she serves as board member for different Swedish companies, SCA AB, Biogaia AB, Mobilaris AB and different advisory boards.


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Visiting Address
Norlind Building
Lund University
Lund, Sweden
Mailing Address
CMES, Lund University
c/o Lars-Erik Olofsson
PO Box 201
221 00 Lund