University Management

The operational leadership of Karolinska Institutet consists of the President, the Vice President, and the University Director.


Annika Östman Wernerson


Annika Östman Wernerson is the President of Karolinska Institutet.

Annika Östman Wernerson is a Professor of Kidney and Transplant Science and in Clinical Pathology.

Read more about Annika Östman Wernerson

Birgit Ekroth

Secretary to the President

Vice President

Martin Bergö

Vice President

Martin Bergö is the Vice President of Karolinska Institutet.

Martin Bergö is a Professor of Molecular Medicine.

Read more about Martin Bergö

Bettina Wemanis

Secretary to the Vice President

University Director

Gunnar Gustafsson Wiss

Acting University Director

Gunnar Gustafsson Wiss is the Acting University Director of Karolinska Institutet.

The university director has overall responsibility after the President for the Institute's activities in administrative, legal and economic respects. The university director is appointed by the President and rapporteur of the board.

Catrin Främberg

Secretary to the University Director