To prepare for the specific requirements of human rights monitoring in Ukraine, Marine Constant and her colleague, Aleksander Sekulić, underwent FBA's Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) in June 2022..
OrganizationOver 180 people work at the FBA in Sweden, at its offices in Stockholm and Sandö.
The agency consists of six departments:
- Department for Peace Operations
- Department for Conflict Prevention
- Department for Governance
- Department for International Development Cooperation
- Department for Management Support
- Department for Operational Support
The FBA is led by a Director-General. Per Olsson Fridh was appointed Director-General in 2022.
He is supported by a directorate and a government-appointed advisory council.
The directorate is involved in the planning, implementation and follow-up of the day-to-day work of the agency. The directorate also deals with issues of a strategic nature concerning the agency.
Apart from the Director-General, the directorate consists of:
Johanna Gårdmark, Director at the Department for Peace Operations
Markus Derblom, Director at the Department for Conflict Prevention
Anna Norell Jennische, i.m. Director at the Department for Governance
Helena Vazquez Sohlström, Director at the Department for International Development Cooperation
Helena Josefson, Director at the Department for Management Support
Henrik Mungenast, Director at the Department for Operational Support
Kicki Westin, Head of Communications
The advisory council is the highest advisory body of the agency. Members of the council are appointed by the Swedish government and sessions are held four times per year. The Director-General keeps the council informed about the work of FBA and is chairman of the council.
Carsten Alvén, Senior Analyst at Swedish Psychological Defence Agency
Georg Andrén, Governor, Värmland
Michael Claesson, Chief of Defence Staff at Swedish Armed Forces
Eva Lindblom, The Swedish National Financial Management Authority
Arvid Lundberg, Filosofie Doctor
Stefan Olsson, Member of Parliament, The Moderate Party
Peter Wallensteen, Senior Professor of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University
Kerstin Lundgren, Member of Parliament, The Centre Party