Swedish Defence Research Agency


FOI is led by a Board of Directors with full responsibility. The members of FOI's Board of Directors are assigned by decision of the Swedish Government.

FOI logo and Swedish flag

The constitution of the Board of Directors of FOI is as follows:


Björn von Sydow

Former Speaker of the Riksdag, Minister for Defence and chair of the Defence Commission

Deputy Chairman

Eva Lindencrona

Former Director

Board of Directors

Jens Mattsson

Director General, FOI

Hans Hentzell

Former CEO, Swedish ICT Research

Mats Leijon

Profesor, Uppsala university

Helena Thunander Holmstedt

Finance Director, Swedish Armed Forces

Employee representatives

Mattias Liefvendahl

Saco-S trade union

Eva Larsson

OFR/ST trade union

Last updated: 2019-10-01