The board of Forte has full responsibility. It consists of the chairperson and 12 members. Seven members are elected by the scientific community. The chairperson and four members representing the public interest are appointed by the Government. Fortes Director General is also a member.

The board of Forte for the period 2016–2018

  • Chairperson

  • Martin Ingvar

    Professor of clinical neurophysiology, Karolinska institutet

  • Members

  • Lena Abrahamsson

    Professor, Luleå University of Technology

  • Lars Alfredsson

    Professor at Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska institutet

  • Boel Andersson Gäre

    Professor at The Jönköping Academy for Improvement of Health and Welfare and Head of Futurum - academy for Health and Care, Region Jönköping County

  • Joa Bergold

    Research Officer and Expert on Welfare and Gender Equality, LO

  • Åsa Börjesson

    Former Counsellor of Social Welfare

  • Laura Hartman

    Associate Professor of Economics and member of The Commission for Equity in Health

  • Tiny Jaarsma

    Professor in caring sciences, Department of Social and Welfare Studies (ISV), Linköping University

  • Kristina Jakobsson

    Professor at Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg

  • Urban Lindgren

    Professor at Department of Geography and Economic History, Umeå University

  • Anna Meeuwisse

    Professor in social work at School of Social Work, Lund University

  • Claes Möller

    Professor at School of Health and Medical Sciences, Örebro University

  • Ethel Forsberg

    Director General, Forte