Advisory board and NFI board

Last changed: 22 April 2020

The Swedish National Forest Inventory undertakes the necessary work required for SLU to fulfill it's undertaking as the authority responsible for official statistics within the field of "Forest Status and change". The NFI's advisory board is a forum where issues connected to forestry statistics can be discussed. The NFI's advisory board also acts as the advisory board to the Swedish National Soil Survey.

The advisory board meets twice a year, once in the spring and once in the autumn. It is the NFI's board that is responsible organising these meetings.

Members of the NFI's advisory board

Göran Ståhl (chairman)
Dean Faculty of Forest Sciences

Sofia Backéus 
Federation of Swedish Farmers - Forest owners 
Expert, forest management and climate

Tommy Vennman
Västerbotten county council

Neil Cory
The Swedish Forest Agency

Ola Inghe
The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency
Responsible for environmental monitoring of forests, mountins, landscape and biodiviersity

Malin Sahlin
Swedish Society for Nature Conservation
Forest and conservation expert

Karl Duvemo
The Swedish Forest Industries Federation
Forest resource management expert, SCA

Karin Hedeklint
Statistics Sweden,
Head of environmental economy and natural resources unit

Johan Vinterbäck
Swedish Energy Agency

Permanently co-opted on the board (SLU):

Jonas Fridman
Swedish NFI
Head of Programme

Per Nilsson
Swedish NFI
Head of analysis

Mats Nilsson
Chairman of the NFI board

Johan Stendahl
Swedish National Soil Inventory
Head of Programme

Members of the NFI board

Chairman (Mats Nilsson)
Head of Programme (Jonas Fridman)
Head of analysis (Per Nilsson)
Representative for Sampling competence (Anton Grafström)
Representative for Forest sampling (Hans Petersson)
Representative for Remote sensing (Mats Nilsson)


Jonas Fridman, Head of Programme
The Swedish National Forest Inventory, SLU,
+46 (0)90-786 8473, +46 (0)70-6784052