Organization

Over 150 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 

Management

The FBA is led by a Director-General. Sven-Eric Söder was appointed Director-General of the agency in 2012 and continues in that post.

He is supported by a directorate and a government-appointed advisory council.

Directorate

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, Head of the Department for Peace Operations

Markus Derblom, Head of the Department for Conflict Prevention

Helena Vazquez Sohlström, Head of the Department for Governance

Magdalena Tham Lindell, Head of the Department for International Development Cooperation 

Ola Pettersson, Head of the Department for Management Support

Henrik Mungenast, Head of the Department for Operational Support 

Kicki Westin, Head of Communications

Inger Näslund, Chief Financial Officer

Advisory council

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.

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