The SLU Board

Last changed: 10 August 2021

The members of the SLU Board are drawn from commerce, industry and government and also includes representatives for teaching staff, researchers and students. The current board took up office on 1 May 2020 and will serve for three years.

Chair and vice-chancellor

Rolf Brennerfelt


Maria Knutson Wedel



Members appointed by the Swedish government

Per Cramér, photoPer Cramér

Gothenburg School of Economics

Kristin Danielsen

Executive Director
Research Council of Norway


Susanna Löfgren

County Director
Jämtland County Administrative Board

Maria Norrfalk

former County Governor


Bengt Persson



 Lena Söderberg, photoLena Söderberg

former Director-General


Yngvild Wasteson

Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)

Representatives elected by teaching staff and researchers

Lotta Berg, photo

Lotta Berg

Department of Animal Environment and Health, SLU

Karin Hakelius, photo

Karin Hakelius

Senior Lecturer
Department of Economics, SLU

Göran Spong

Senior Lecturer
Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies, SLU

Representatives elected by the student unions

Clara Hernblom, chairperson SLUSS. Clara Hernblom

Chair, Joint Committee of Student Unions at SLU

Portrait of Anja Pedersen.

Anja Pedersen

Doctoral student


Portrait of Marie Petersson.Marie Petersson

1 st Advisor, Joint Committee of Student Unions at SLU



Union representatives

Lars Lundquist


Roger Andersson

Director of Doctoral Studies

Secretary to the SLU Board

Sune Lindh

Academy Secretary


Additional representatives with the right to be present

Karin Holmgren
Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Martin Melkersson
Chief Operating Officer

Inga Astorsdotter
Head of Internal Audit

Sara Arons
Head of Communications

Meeting dates

Contact details


Postal address: SLU:s styrelse, Ledningskansliet, Box 7070, 750 07 Uppsala