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Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson, MBA, PhD

 

© Her Excellency Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson, MBA, PhD - Ambassador of Sweden for Oceans, Seas and Fresh Water in Stockholm, Sweden - Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada - http://newwestminstercollege.ca

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY:  Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson, MBA, PhD

Her Excellency Ambassador Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson is a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College. She earned a Master of Human Geography in 2000 from the University of Gothenburg, a MBA and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics and Law in 2002, also from the University of Gothenburg.

Ambassador Dr. Svensson has a distinguished record of ethical leadership and is Sweden’s Ambassador for Oceans, Seas and Fresh Water at the Ministry of the Environment in Stockholm. She is considered an expert in the specialty fields of International Relations, Government Relations, Diplomacy, Government and Foreign Policy. Her professional experience includes:

  • 2011-2012: Ambassador for Corporate Social Responsibility, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010-2011: Deputy Director, Corporate Social Responsibility, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2008-2009: Advisor, International Trade Policy Department, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2004-2007: First Secretary, Trade and Economic Section, Embassy of Sweden, Washington, D.C.
  • 2003-2004: Desk Officer, Office of Export Promotion and Internal Affairs, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2000-2002: Project Leader, Swedish Trade Council, New York City, New York
  • 1997-2000: Project Leader, Göteborg & Co Träffpunkt AB

Ambassador Dr. Svensson’s other professional experience includes:

  • Sweden’s National Expert, Sustainable Development, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission
  • Special Advisor, International Trade Policy, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Diplomat-in-Residence, SAIS, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

Ambassador Dr. Svensson’s professional affiliations and memberships include:

  • Distinguished Fellow, New Westminster College, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Educational Committee, City of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Swedish Women’s Educational Association, New York City, New York, USA
  • Member of the Board of Directors, Church Council, Swedish Seamen’s Church, New York City, New York, USA

As a Distinguished Fellow of New Westminster College, Ambassador Dr. Lisa Emelia Svensson is dedicated to supporting the highest standards of academic excellence and is committed to the advancement of New Westminster College and its Global Network of Fellows.