Håkan is Chief Editor of SEB’s Nordic Outlook report. He joined SEB in 2001. Before this he was Head of Unit at Sweden's Finance Ministry, Deputy General Director at NIER, Senior Economist at the European Commission and Chief Economist at the Confederation of Municipalities. He served on the Economic Council for Industry in 2003-2013. Håkan holds a M.Sc. aster of Science from Linköping University and Bachelor of Economics from Lund University.