Forte is led by a board. The board consists of a chairperson and twelve members with a three-year term of office.

Seven members are elected by representatives of the scientific communitcy, through a so-called electoral assembly. The chairperson and four members are appointed by the Government. Forte’s Director General is also a member of the board.

The board of Forte for the period 2022–2024

  • Chairperson

  • Joakim Palme

    Professor of political science, Uppsala University

  • Members

  • Jonas Björck

    Director General, Forte

  • Torbjörn Dalin

    Chief Economist, Kommunal

  • Ann-Zofie Duvander

    Professor of sociology, Mid Sweden University and professor of Demography, Stockholm University

  • Catarina Eklundh Ahlgren

    The Swedish Agency for Health and Care Services Analysis

  • Christine Gustafsson

    Associate professor in caring sciences and quality and development manager at Eskilstuna Municipality

  • Agneta Herlitz

    Professor of Psychology, Karolinska Institutet

  • Jan Ljungberg

    Professor in Informatics, University of Gothenburg

  • Svend Erik Mathiassen

    Professor in occupational and environmental medicine, University of Gävle

  • Per Nilsen

    Professor of social medicine and public health, Linköping University

  • Kerstin Svensson

    Professor in social work, Lund University

  • Eskil Wadensjö

    Professor emeritus, Stockholm University

  • PerOla Öberg

    Professor in Political Science, Uppsala University