Group Management

The Group management team consists of the company’s CEO, Deputy CEO/CFO, Regional managers, Head of Communications, Head of People and Culture, Head of Treasury and General Counsel.

Information on shareholdings refer to holdings at 31 August 2021 and include, for those who are defined as executive management according to MAR, holdings through companies and related parties.

Group Management

Biljana Pehrsson

CEO

Born 1970. Employed since 2013.

Education: M.Sc. (Eng.), the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Previous experience: Deputy CEO/Head of Real Estate at East Capital Private Equity, CEO Centrumutveckling. Board member of Kungsleden during 2011–2013.

Other significant assignments outside the company: Board member of Swedbank AB (publ) and Kungliga Dramatiska teatern AB. Board member of Stadsutvecklarna i Värtahamnen AB.

Holds 160,000 shares in Kungsleden inclusive capital insurance relating to pension depot.

Ylva Sarby Westman

Deputy CEO / CFO

Born 1973. Employed since 2009, Deputy CEO since 2015 and in current position since 2020. 

Education: M.Sc. (Eng.), the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Previous experience: Executive Deputy CEO at Newsec Investment AB, Property Development Manager at NCC Property Development AB.

Other significant assignments outside the company: Board member of Eastnine AB (publ) and Ikano Bostad AB

Holds 29,105 shares in Kungsleden.

Mats Eriksson

Regional manager Mälaren Valley

Born 1963. Employed since 2015.

Education: Senior High School Building & Planning graduate, Rudbeck School, Örebro.

Previous experience: Business Manager Retail Newsec Asset Management, Head of Property Development ICA Fastigheter AB, Business Area Manager at NIAM AB and Property Manager at Siab AB.

Other significant assignments outside the company: Board member of Västerås Citysamverkan AB. Member of Västmanland Environment and Climate Council.

Holds 10,000 shares in Kungsleden.

Ulrica Sjöswärd

Regional manager Göteborg / Malmö

Born 1974. Employed since 2017.

Education: Engineering graduate, Chalmers University of Technology.

Previous experience: Business Area Manager Platzer Fastigheter AB, Regional Manager ICA Fastigheter AB.

Other significant assignments outside the company:

Holds 5,500 shares in Kungsleden.

Sven Stork

Regional manager Stockholm

Born 1967. Employed since 2014.

Education: M.Sc. (Eng.), the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Previous experience: Key Account Manager at Newsec Asset Management, Asset Manager at Niam AB, Project Manager at NCC Property Development AB.

Other significant assignments outside the company: Board member of a newly formed cooperative company for urban development in Kista, which is proposed to be called Kista Limitless AB. 

Holds 6,860 shares in Kungsleden.

Malin Axland

General Counsel

Born 1974. Employed since 2007.

Education: LL.B., University of Stockholm.

Previous experience: Lawyer at Mannheimer Swartling, law clerk at Huddinge District Court.

Other significant assignments outside the company:

Holds 5,319 shares in Kungsleden.

Hanna Brandström

Head of People and Culture

Born 1980. Employed since 2017.

Education: Bachelor's degree in Business Administration.

Previous experience: HR manager General Motors Nordic, Opel/Chevrolet Sverige AB, General Manager HR & Legal at SC Motors Sweden AB.

Other significant assignments outside the company:

Holds 589 shares in Kungsleden.

Fredrik Sandell

Head of Treasury

Born 1984. Employed since 2011.

Education: B.Sc. in business management, Mälardalen University.

Prior experience: Administrator Fund management at Skandiabanken.

Other significant assignments outside the company:

Holds 696 shares in Kungsleden.

Anna Trane

Head of communications

Born 1968. Employed since 2020.

Education: M.Sc. (Econ.) from Uppsala University.

Previous experience: Director & Head of Corporate Media Relations NCC, Press & PR Manager Cybercom, presenter and financial commentator Swedish Television (SVT).

Other significant assignments outside the company:

Holds 400 shares in Kungsleden.