Sven Stafström is new Director General of the Swedish Research Council

28.05.2014
The Swedish government has appointed Sven Stafström, Vice Chair of the NordForsk board, to the position of Director General of the Swedish Research Council.
Sven Stafström is new Director General of the Swedish Research Council

Photo: Kristian Pohl

Stafström is a professor of computational physics. Since 2010 he has been serving as the Secretary General of the Scientific Council for Natural and Engineering Sciences at the Research Council. He has been the acting Director General since December 2013.

Stafström takes office 1 June, 2014.

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