The SJF is supported by its two principals:

Business Sweden – The Swedish Trade & Invest Council
The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)

and by some 30 companies and research institutes which have important business or research relations with Japan.


The SJF Board of Directors

Prof. Harriet Wallberg, Karolinska Institutet, Chairman

Mr Leif Almö, Honorary Consul General of Japan

Mr Göran Edman, Director, Gadelius

Mrs Jenny Fürstenbach, Director

Mr Lars Hultman, Stiftelsen för Strategisk Forskning

Mrs Catharina Lindqvist, Senior Advisor, Uppsala University

Mr Bo Normark, Director, Power Circle

Mr Mitsuru Suzuki, Senior Advisor International affairs, Linnaeus University; Chairman of the SJF Scholarship Committee

Mr Fredrik Uddenfeldt, Director, Business Sweden

Ambassador Lars Vargö, Distinguished Fellow, Institute for Security & Development Policy


Deputy Member of the Board

Dr Magnus Breidne, Vice President, Programs and International Affairs, Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences

Mrs Susanne Flygelholm, Area Manager Asia, Business Sweden