Marcus Wallenberg proposed as new Chair of IVA

The Presidium of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA) has proposed Marcus Wallenberg as Chair of IVA for the years 2022 - 2024. IVA's Academy Assembly will decide on the matter on 29 September 2021.

Marcus Wallenberg, Photo: FAM

- IVA plays a particularly important role at the interface between academia, industry and business, and I am honoured to have been nominated as Chair of IVA for the years 2022-2024. If elected, I look forward to deepening my involvement in IVA's important activities and contributing to the development going forward, says Marcus Wallenberg. 

- We are delighted that Marcus Wallenberg has accepted to be nominated as the new Chair of the Academy. Marcus is a valued Fellow of IVA and I am delighted that he is making himself available to contribute with his world-class expertise to the Academy's management, says Tuula Teeri, President of IVA.

Dr. h.c. Marcus Wallenberg, BSc

Chair of the Board, SEB

Chair of the Board, Saab

Chair of the Board, Patricia Industries

Chair of the Board, FAM

Vice-Chair, Investor

Vice Chair, EQT

Vice-Chair, Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

Board member, Astra Zeneca

Honorary doctorate from Stockholm School of Economics, 2015

Honorary doctorate from Chalmers University of Technology, 2018

Elected to IVA 2001 (Division VI, Management)

IVA - Innovation for Growth, Steering Committee Chair 2009-2011

IVA - Prince Daniel's Fellowship 2015-

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