About Our Leadership, Board & Strategic, Academic and Expert Advisory Boards

The Boards Impact Forum is the Nordic chapter of the Climate Governance Initiative,
in collaboration with World Economic Forum. 
Our Strategic Advisory Board Members
are all influential Chairs and Board Members with significant board mandates in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.
Our Academic Advisory Board Members
are Professors from the Nordic Countries and cover Corporate Governance, Sustainability, Innovation and Education.
Our Expert Advisory Board Members
are Leaders and Experts with experience from Sustainability, Business Leadership & Board Work, Transformation and Communication.
Our Board and Leadership Members
are Experienced in Corporate Governance, Sustainability, Innovation, Policy and Board and Business Networks.


Strategic Advisory Board

Chair Maersk, Siemens, Vice Chair Allianz

Chair Zalaris, NED Yara, ABG Sundal Collier

Chair YIT, Lindström Group and NED TietoEvry 

Chair TietoEvry, Bonnier News Group, NED Axel Johnson, Dustin Group

Board Member Ahlstrom Capital Holding Companies

NED Sanofi, Covestro, Aker Horizons, former CEO UN Global Compact

NED Lannebo Fonder, Chair Swedish Academy of Board Directors

Chair Klövern, Qlucore, Action Aid, NED Apoteket, Metria

Chair Ambea, Pharmarelations, NED Max Hamburger

NED at Schipsted, General Partner Antler

Chair Örsted and Lloyd’s Register, NED at IMI and BW Group

NED at Schibsted, Orcla, Swisscom, Swedbank, CEO at Silo.ai

Chair Marel, Frumtak Ventures, Board Member University of Iceland and Business Iceland

Chair RISE, NED EKN, Tobii, Gapwaves, Imsys Technologies, Defentry, Scandinavian Astor technologies, Agapi Boating

Chair Avononva Group, Implantica, Coala Life, NED Ambea, Orkla, Peab, NorskHydro, Folketrygdefondet, Nobina, Recover Nordic Group, IMD

Chair Swedish Corporate Governance Board, Ecolean, Einar Mattson et al,
NED Maersk et al

Deputy Chair Hvisten, Vice Chair Norbit,
NED Heimstaden Bostad et al

Chair Konecranes, Varma, NED Nordstjernen, Oras Invest, CEO Fazer

NED Sweco, European Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corp, Azelio

NED Nordea, Schibsted, Nordic Semi conductor, Principal Summa Equity

NED Max Hamburger, Origin Materials Inc, Sustainable Hospitality Alliance, former Sustainability Director IKEA

NED Sanoma , Royal BAM Group, Swiss Post

NED, Prev Comm & Sustain ability Investor


Supervisory Board and Steering Committee

Chair Boards Impact Forum, Artipelag NED Climate Governance Initiative, TietoEvry, Zalaris, Transtema, Cint, Ografy, Boardclic, Founder Digoshen

Chair Danish Board Network, Managing Partner Case Rose/Inter Search

Partner, Chair Sustainability Forum Boardman, MD FiBAN

CEO Scandinavian Executive Institute

Chair Placewise Group & Ocean Visioneering, NED Polaris Media, Nortel, Questback, Europris, Lumi Gruppen, Motor Gruppen, Orgbrain & Increo.

Operations Committee

Fernanda Torre

Boards Impact Forum Operations Director, CEO Nextagents, Partner Digoshen, NED Innovationleaders & FAPS

Boards Impact Forum Operations Expert, Designer, Future Thinking Expert

Boards Impact Forum Operations Expert, Chair ActionAid Sweden,
NED Almi Företags-partner Stockholm Södermanland

Academic Advisory Board


Professor KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden, and LUISS, Italy

Professor Aalto University Finland

Professor Emeritus BI Norwegian Business School, Member Board of Governors Academy of Management,

Professor Halmstad University Sweden

Professor, Aalto University School of Business, Finland

Professor, House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics and CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School. Board Chair, Tapflo Group,

Photo: J Wiklund

Professor, Director Smith School, Oxford. Prev Head of PRME at UN Global Compact, Board Member LEGO Foundation

Senior Associate Professor and Centre Director of CeFEO, Jönköping International Business School, Sweden.

Professor and Associate Dean, Copenhagen Business School,

Expert Advisory Board


Deputy Director, Net Zero Finance, We Mean Business

Founder Tricircular, Senior Advisor Circular Economy
KTH Exec Education

Matters Group,
Board Member The Scouts Leadership Colleague

CEO Future Boards