Eva Lindström, Member of the European Court of Auditors, and Patrik Tigerschiöld, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Bure, are nominated to join the SNS Board of Directors. The decision is to be made at the meeting of the SNS Board of Trustees on 11 June.
Eva Lindström has served as the Swedish Member of the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg since 2018, where she is responsible for issues such as digitalisation and sustainable development. She previously held the position of State Secretary at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation, responsible for administrating the state’s company portfolio. Prior to this, she has served in positions such as Auditor-General and Budget Director at the Ministry of Finance. Eva Lindström has also served as Deputy Chairperson of the Swedish Fiscal Policy Council and as a board member of, among others, the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority and the Swedish Transport Administration. Furthermore, she has also been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences since 2018.
»I am honoured and excited to have been nominated to the SNS Board of Directors. SNS plays a unique role in Sweden as an important meeting place for research, businesses and the public sector. I hope that I will be able to contribute not only from my experiences of Swedish public administration, but also from a European perspective«, says Eva Lindström.
Patrik Tigerschiöld is Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Bure, a listed investment company, where he has also served as CEO. He has worked with some of Bure’s largest holdings for over 20 years, including Mycronic and Vitrolife. Patrik also serves as Chairperson of the Swedish Association for Good Practices in the Securities Market, which serves as the hub of self-regulation in the Swedish securities market, and is also a principal of the Swedish Securities Council, the Swedish Corporate Governance Board, the Swedish Auditing Supervision Board and the Swedish Financial Reporting Board. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Stockholm University and as Chairperson of the Board of Directors of educational corporation AcadeMedia. He has been a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences since 2017.
»SNS is very skilled when it comes to stimulating vibrant, fact-based and constructive discussions between different sectors of society. With my business perspective, I look forward to continuing to contribute by working with SNS to further develop the organisation«, says Patrik Tigerschiöld.
»Eva Lindström and Patrik Tigerschiöld are prominent and engaged individuals in Swedish society. As SNS is a unique meeting place for academia, the business sector and public administration, their different areas of expertise will be important assets in the work of the Board of Directors«, says Stefan Ränk, Chairperson of the Nomination Committee.
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