It's the people working at SEB that makes us great.
We are proud of our colleagues
Our colleagues are an amazingly varied mix of people with differing ideas, skills and experiences. While you will only find a small selection here, we promise everyone here at SEB is doing something worth talking about. Read on to understand more of the depth of career possibilities exist here!
Meet our employees
"We will be a driving force in developing the bank of the future"
Petra Ålund is in charge of more than 2,500 employees in SEB's Technology division. She wants her organisation to be a driving force in developing the bank of the future through technological expertise and innovation.
"We are like an internal innovation agency in the bank"
They agree completely. The best thing about Innovation lab is being able to work with all the knowledgeable and inspiring people.
"Belgin spots entrepreneurs where few others look – this is how she drives new initiatives at SEB"
Belgin Alalinli at SEB could be called an “entrepreneur-creator”. She is behind several of the bank’s initiatives to inspire more entrepreneurship.
"We find ourselves in a landscape where customer behaviour is constantly changing"
Anna Grandt’s assignment is perhaps mostly about driving change and digitalising SEB. At any rate, this has been her goal since she started her journey with the bank.
"Per develops and coordinates sustainability initiatives in two of SEB’s divisions"
Per Georgzén’s interest in sustainability was stirred at an early age when he accompanied his dad to various developing countries.
"SEBx – a start-up in a big company"
At SEBx the aim is that employees should explore new things and even fail from time to time. Martina Nordenson is one of the founders of SEB’s own start-up. “New knowledge is built on exploring and testing,” she says.
"At SEB there is sense of drive and job fulfilment"
SEB is ranked as one of Sweden’s best employers in various contexts. The bank’s long-term focus is the spine of the entire business – not least with respect to its societal engagement.
"I am driven by curiosity and a desire to grow by learning new things"
She grew up in Turkmenistan, with a Persian background, speaks Russian as her native language, and has spent more than half her life in Lithuania and Sweden. Meet Zamira Grigienė, responsible for SEB’s talent programme.
"Everyone can make a difference by choosing a fund with a sustainable profile"
When Anette Andersson started working with sustainability at SEB, many people saw it as something fuzzy. “It is not remotely like that anymore."
“Open Banking key issue of past decade”
Since spring 2019, Martina Wallenberg has been in charge of this high-priority area for SEB. Open Banking is about financial actors opening up and sharing data in order to create new services that generate added value for customers.
Agile power: “By boosting each other, we can boost the entire company”
“We have a fantastic network where we can be inspired by and learn from each other. By boosting each other, we can boost the entire company.” That’s the conviction of Anna Borgerot and Kimberly Lejonö.
"Leadership is about creating team spirit"
Petra Barkeby is a leader who loves trading and technology and who likes to be inspired by the world of sport. Today she is Head of Trading Area within Technology and has completed five eventful years at SEB.
"We must involve, experiment and find our way forward"
“Delegation and self-leadership are key building blocks in the agile change journey,” says Stefan Davill, responsible for the agile transition at SEB.
"Long relationship, yet with constant change"
After more than 30 years at SEB, Cathrin Uebel can affirm that her relationship with the bank is one of the longest in her life.
"Flexible benefits that employees appreciate"
A fun job that pays well – what more can you wish for in working life? Quite a lot actually, which is exactly why some types of benefit are significant.
"Self-leadership builds a creative work environment at SEB"
Independent teams lead to a rewarding and stimulating workplace, according to Sam Joukhadar, global Head of Talent Acquisition at SEB.
“SEB has a strong culture of willingness to help”
By listening to the needs of the clients and focusing on the right product deliveries, innovations and improvements, Carolina Trujillo and her team make SEB a top international player in electronic Foreign Exchange.
"Find out what doors there are to knock on"
Had Nabil Gharib not chosen a career in finance, he likely would have become a chef. “I love cooking, but at the same time I have always had an interest in economics and dreamed of working in finance."
“Continuous learning must be a natural part of the job”
With work aimed at promoting SEB’s continuous learning culture, he and his colleagues are tasked instead with identifying the bank’s entire skills requirements and offering relevant skills development.
"Diversity is crucial, being too alike does not work anymore"
Curiosity has formed Mia Hamstedt’s career. “I have always been interested in people, what drives them and what makes them happy and productive.”
"Brian Oyamo talks about why he decided to pursue a career with SEB in Sweden"
Brian Oyamo works as an Analyst in Corporate Loan Origination as part of SEB’s Investment Banking area. He took the time to share about why he decided to pursue a career with SEB in Sweden.
"SEB – the right workplace for enthusiastic system developer"
Meet Farhad Johari, an enthusiastic system developer. In these open premises there are no stiff dress codes or rigid attitudes – instead you can feel the spirit of ambition, the focus on innovation and the helpfulness setting the tone for the work day.
"Américo wants to contribute with guidance in complex financial everyday life"
“I hope to be able to provide guidance in a complex financial everyday life, among other things by highlighting the importance of sustainable savings and a gender-equal private economy”
"We work with the latest technology"
In SEB’s innovation studio SEBx, employees can be part of the journey from idea to finished product – and at the same time take a deep-dive into cutting-edge technology.
"I am proud they saw my potential"
The opportunity to be creative at work every day – and at the same time maintain a good balance in life – makes working at SEB a pleasure for Zainab Imam Din.
"SEB is a pioneer in sustainable financing"
SEB enjoys a top ranking among all Swedish banks in the “Business” category among young professionals. Fredrik von Platen, who works with Sustainable Finance, explains here what attracted him to SEB.
"Exciting to lead specialists with drive and innovative spirit"
“Working with IT at a bank is exciting. We are responsible for keeping our existing production environment running at the same time as we build the bank of the future.”
"SEB creates potential to grow sustainable and climate-natural companies"
SEB’s unique network provides significant opportunities to really make a difference to the growth of sustainable and climate-neutral companies.
"Aram Özkeskin talks about why he decided to pursue a career with SEB in finance"
Aram Özkeskin works as a Quantitative Analyst as part of SEB’s Equity Derivative and Investment Products team.