Olle M. Wastberg

Olle Wastberg

Olle WastbergOccupation: Communication Consultant, Writer, Diplomat
Born: Stockholm, May 6, 1945

Education:
BA, University of Stockholm (1972)

Career:
Member, Governments Committee on Public Service (2017-Present)
Board, Raoul Wallenberg Academy (2013-Present)
Partner, Industricentralen Inc. (2010-Present)
Chair, Isaak Hirsch Foundation (2006-Present)
Chair of the Government’s Committee on Democracy (2014-2016)
Jury, The European Council Raoul Wallenberg Award (2012-2017)
Government Coordinator, Raoul Wallenberg Centennial (2011-2012)
Board President, Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (2010-2016)
Board President, Thiel Art Gallery (2010-2011)
General Director, Swedish Institute Board (2005-2010)
Consul, General of Sweden to New York (1999-2004)
Board President, Swedish Broadcasting Corporation (1996-1999)
Editor-in-Chief, Expressen (1994-1995)
Board President, Nordic Investment Bank (1992-1994)
Undersecretary of State for Financial Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Stockholm, Sweden (1991-1993)
Board, Stockholm Stock Exchange (1988-1992)
President, Swedish Newspaper Promotion Association (1983-1991)
Board, Stockholm Stock Exchange (1979-1983)
Member, Parliament (1976-1982)
President, Aktieframjandet (1976-1982)
Research Fellow, Business and Society Research Center (1971-1976)
Journalist, Political Department, Expressen (1968-1971)
Teacher, Political Science, University of Stockholm (1967-1968)

Career Related:
President, Southwest Fund (2014-Present); Governor’s Globalization Council Board, Sweden American Foundation (2009-Present); Partner, Ethico (2010-2012); Board of Directors, Swedish Institute Alexandria (2007-2011); President, Bertil Ohlin Institute (1996-2000); Member, Government Committees, South Africa Consumer Politics and Stock Market, Swedish Delegate Meeting, Ministry of Finance (1992); Group of Ten, IMF (1991-1993); Working Party 3, OECD (1991-1993)

Military:
Head of Department, Swedish Psychological Defense

Civic:
Board, Sweden American Foundation (2009-Present); Board Chair, Swedes Worldwide (2009-2013); Chair, Stockholm City Theatre (1996-1999); Board, Swedish Public Art Association (1988-1992); President, Executive Committee, Liberal Party (1982-1983); Chair, Friends of Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1979-1983); Board of Directors, Liberal Party (1972-2000); Vice President, Liberal Youth Sweden (1969-1971); Political Secretary, Liberal Youth Sweden (1966)

Creative Works:
Author, Books on African Problems, Immigration Politics and Economic Topics; Contributor, Articles to Professional Journals

Awards:
H.M. The King’s Medal (2013); Karl Staaf Liberal Gold Medal (2013); Swedish Man of the Year, New York (2003); Gold Medal, Swedish Marketing Group (1982)

Memberships:
President, Isaac Hirsch Foundation (2008-Present)

Political Affiliation:
Liberal

Family:
Son of Erik Wastberg; Greta (Hirsch) Wastberg
Married Inger Claesson (2/21/1968)
Children: David; Elias

Email:
olle@wastberg.se

Biography Sources:
Who’s Who In Finance and Industry – 1998-1999, 30th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in America – 2016, 70th Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in America – 2015, 69th Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in America – 2014, 68th Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in America – 2013, 67th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in America – 2012, 66th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in America – 2011, 65th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in America – 2010, 64th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in America – 2009, 63rd Edition (pub. 2008)
Who’s Who in America – 2008, 62nd Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in America – 2007, 61st Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in America – 2006, 60th Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in America – 2005, 59th Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in America – 2004, 58th Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in America – 2003, 57th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in America – 2002, 56th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in America – 2001, 55th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2016, 33rd Edition (pub. 2016)
Who’s Who in the World – 2015, 32nd Edition (pub. 2014)
Who’s Who in the World – 2014, 31st Edition (pub. 2013)
Who’s Who in the World – 2013, 30th Edition (pub. 2012)
Who’s Who in the World – 2012, 29th Edition (pub. 2011)
Who’s Who in the World – 2011, 28th Edition (pub. 2010)
Who’s Who in the World – 2010, 27th Edition (pub. 2009)
Who’s Who in the World – 2008, 25th Edition (pub. 2007)
Who’s Who in the World – 2007, 24th Edition (pub. 2006)
Who’s Who in the World – 2006, 23rd Edition (pub. 2005)
Who’s Who in the World – 2005, 22nd Edition (pub. 2004)
Who’s Who in the World – 2004, 21st Edition (pub. 2003)
Who’s Who in the World – 2003, 20th Edition (pub. 2002)
Who’s Who in the World – 2002, 19th Edition (pub. 2001)
Who’s Who in the World – 2001, 18th Edition (pub. 2000)
Who’s Who in the World – 2000, 17th Edition (pub. 1999)
Who’s Who in the World – 1999, 16th Edition (pub. 1998)
Who’s Who in the World – 1998, 15th Edition (pub. 1997)
Who’s Who in the World – 1995, 12th Edition (pub. 1994)
Who’s Who in the World – 1993-1994, 11th Edition (pub. 1992)
Who’s Who in the World – 1991-1992, 10th Edition (pub. 1990)
Who’s Who in the World – 1989-1990, 9th Edition (pub. 1988)
Who’s Who in the World – 1987-1988, 8th Edition (pub. 1986)

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