HR Office

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  • support to attract, recruit, motivate, develop and retain employees
  • payroll, travel expenses and insurance
  • leadership development and promotion of a work environment that promotes innovation and performance
  • labour law and negotiation


Head of office/HR director

Mats Engelbrektson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 866 11
Organizational unit: HR Office

Head of unit

Peter Gustafsson

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 864 81
Organizational unit: Competence Provision Unit

Head of unit

Patrik Rosén

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 861 12
Organizational unit: Payroll

Head of unit

Nikki Vagnér

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 19
Organizational unit: Negotiation unit


Moa Borg

Phone: +46-(0)8-524 867 30
Organizational unit: Management Support

Competence Provision Unit

The Competence Provision Unit is responsible for providing strategic and operational support to the departments throughout the process of attracting, recruiting, introducinge and retaining the best employees


  • Docent applications, including the Docent Committee office
  • Health Promotion
  • International Staff Services
  • Leadership Development
  • Recruitment of Professors and Senior Lecturers, including the Recruitment Committee office
  • Recruitment support
  • Statistics
  • Work environment and health

Claes Ola AnderssonController
Margareta Bratt CarlströmHR-specialist
Anna ChristiansenHealth promotion consultant
Matilda DrakvingenProject manager
Patrik EmanuelssonPreventive health care coordinator
Lotta FylkingHR-specialist
Isabella Grasso Nysäter Administrative officer
Peter GustafssonHead of unit
Sandra HelminenLeadership specialist
Inger JanningerAdministrative officer
Lena LundinAdministrative officer
Hillevi NordqvistLeadership specialist
Anette PinjemoAdministrative officer
Lisa RisterAdministrative officer
Martin SjölundHR-specialist
Pia StenbergHR-specialist
Elisabeth SvanfeldtHealth promotion consultant
Christina Westin-Bohman (Tjänstledig)Administrative officer
Anders WibergHealth promotion consultant
Joanna WidstrandAdministrative officer
Jenny WiklundCoordinator

Negotiation Unit

Negotiation Unit is responsible for KI:s negotiating activities and local collective agreements. The unit provides advice and support to the departments on labor law issues, other personnel matters and in matters of adaption. 

For general questions regarding personnel matters and labor law, one of the HR specialists at the negotiating unit can be contacted.

Work areas

  • Provides support for departments and management in labor law and in matters of employment conditions
  • Negotiates KI's local collective agreements
  • Responsible for KI's negotiation activities
  • Develops collaboration with the trade unions
  • Conducts and coordinates KI's salary review process and performs the annual salary survey
  • Handles adaptation- and redundancy processes
  • Rules for secondary occupation

Åsa AgréusHR-specialist
Catalina PacefLegal counsel
Carolina Ström HR-specialist
Nikki VagnérHead of unit
Johan WidenbergLegal counsel
Jenny WärnlundHR-specialist

Payroll Unit

The Payroll Unit handles payments of salaries, grants, fees etc. to approximately 5,000 persons each month. We also manage the HR system Primula. 


  • Register all sorts of salary and wage records in the HR system
  • Manage, maintain and develop the HR system Primula (client and PA web)
  • Inform and educate about salary and wage legislation and agreements
  • Inform and educate about payroll and tax administration
  • Give advice in payroll, agreement and taxation issues
  • Establish guidelines and policies
  • Handle insurance policies for visiting researchers and students, private group insurance and travel insurance policies
  • Handle pensions
  • Reconcile advances and enter deductions in the books
  • Follow up internally

Agneta AhlSalary administrative officer
Lena DyhrSalary administrative officer
Britta EklundSalary administrative officer
Mikaela EnglundPraktikant
Ann-Christine GribeSalary administrative officer
Maria GustafssonSalary administrative officer
Maida KaricSalary administrative officer
Kjell-Ove LindgrenTravel manager
Märta MelcherSalary administrative officer
Patrik RosénHead of unit
Anna SangertSalary administrative officer
Martin SjölundHR-specialist
Ingvar SundqvistSalary administrative officer
Lola Öhman RoglertSalary administrative officer