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A long and wide hands-on experience in many areas, including Foreign Policy/International Relations/Business Intelligence/ Press/Media/Information/Journalism/ Computers/IT/Management/ Negotiations/Trade Unions etc.
Business Intelligence Analyst
NewsMachine November 2009 - at PresentBusiness Intelligence
Media and market consulting, analyses and research, comprehensive reports and plans in strategic projects for clients. PR/information and business development.
Press Secretary, First Secretary/Senior Administrative Officer
Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs February 1976 - October 2009Foreign policy/International Relations
A long and hands-on experience with the “inner workings” and making of foreign policy (political, economic and military). Including vast amounts of research, analysis, intelligence, information, policy plans, “playing the game”, administration, management, personnel etc. Besides vast experience/knowledge about many countries all over the world (history, culture, political, economic, military).
From when I started my own newspaper as a student, via working at the Press and Information Department in the Foreign Ministry (including organizing national and international press arrangements and being official spokesperson for the ministry); to advanced market research/analyses of the international Media market for clients-
Over 45 years of extensive experience with all aspects of computers and IT. Hardware/ software/ programming/ data communications/ security/ maintenance/ purchasing etc.
Elected member of the Trade Union Board
Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs March 1980 - November 1985Negotiations/Trade Union
Was an elected member of the Trade Union Board at the Foreign Ministry for 5 years. So let’s just say that I have a “healthy” knowledge and experience from my entire career about negotiations, and the strategy and tactics for that..
East-West Trade, Institute of Soviet and East European studies
1979 - 1980
(1 year) Uppsala
Bachelor’s Degree History and Social Sciences
1970 - 1973
(3 years) Stockholm