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Board of Karolinska Institutet

The function of the board is regulated in Government Regulation, the Higher Education Act and the Higher Education Ordinance. The function of the board includes making decisions on important issues concerning:

  • KI's organisation
  • Annual reports and interim reports etc.
  • The audit programme
  • Distribution of internal resources and the follow up of this
  • Termination of employment due to personal circumstances
  • Order of admissions and employment
  • important recommendations and issues which are significant as a matter of principle.

Members of the board

Members appointed by the government

Mikael Odenberg, chairman, director general

Lisa Sennerby Forsse, vice chairman, former Vice-Chancellor

Sofia Heidenberg, CEO, Proud Communication

Liselotte Højgaard, professor, University of Copenhagen

Marianne Lundius, former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Jonas Milton, senior advisor

Bjørn Stensaker, professor, University of Oslo

Göran Stiernstedt, consultant and advisor

Ex officio member

Ole Petter Ottersen, President

Representatives of the teaching staff

Anna Karlsson, professor

Marie Arsenian-Henriksson, professor

Paul Dickman, professor

Representatives of the students

Leif Karlsson, Medical Students' Association, doctoral student section

Max Kynning, Medical Students' Association

Malin Ulfves, Dental Students' Association

Adjunct member

Karin Dahlman-Wright, Vice-President

Representatives of the employees

Magnus Anå, system administrator

Torkel Falkenberg, researcher

Chief rapporteur

Per Bengtsson, university director


Ingrid Palmér, director of planning

Administrative officer and contact


Catrin Främberg

Telefon: 08-524 867 76
Enhet: Strategiskt ledningsstöd