Swedish Defence Research Agency


Jens Mattsson is Director-General of FOI. He runs the institute according to the directives and policies provided by the Board of Directors.

Jens Mattsson

The Management Board consists of:

Jens Mattsson


Susanne Jansson

Director of Finance

Tomas Nilsson

Acting HR Manager

Lars Höstbeck

Defence Technology

Malek Khan

Defence Analysis

Christian Jönsson

C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance)

Susanne Moberg

Research Support and Administration

Åsa Scott

CBRN Defence and Security

Management is supported by the Director-General’s Management Support Office. The Office is composed of the Director of Planning, Maria Lignell Jakobsson; the Director of R&D, Katarina Wilhelmsen; the Director of International Affairs, Mårten Sundmark, with the Office for Coordination of International Affairs; and Senior Advisers Thomas Wallander, Mikael Wiklund and Johan Söderström. Kristina Stavenor is Secretary to the Director-General.

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Last updated: 2021-08-30