Linnaeus University Board

University Board

The University Board is Linnaeus University's highest decision-making body.

The University Board consists of 15 board members.

  • The external members, including the chairman, are appointed by the government. External board members below have been appointed for the period May 1 2023 till September 30 2024.
  • There are also three teacher representatives from the university, appointed by ballot for a period of three years. Their appointment as board members will run from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2024.
  • Furthermore, there are three student representatives on the board. The Vice-Chancellor is a constant member of the board. 

Main reporting officer during board meetings is the university director.
The board's secretary is the executive secretary,

Board composition


  • Maria Larsson, former county governor

Vice Chancellor

  • Peter Aronsson, professor of history

External members

  • Göran Broman, professor BTH 

  • Johan Eklund, professor Chamber of Commerce

  • Nils Eriksson, civil engineer and former CEO of Agalv and owner of Nidum AB

  • Anders Henriksson, 2nd vice chairman SKR

  • Beatrice Kämpe Nikolausson, CEO Länsförsäkringar Kronoberg 

  • Sara Meunier, vice CEO Inera

  • Karin Röding, former director general of the Swedish Council for Higher Education

Teacher representatives

  • Viktoria Grahn Johansson, Department of Physics and Electrical Engineering

  • Katarina Swahnberg, Department of Health and Caring Sciences

  • Rickard Ulmestig, Department of Social Work

Student representatives

  • Jessica Hagström
  • Anton Jakobsson
  • Ali Al-Zargan