Management Group

Composition and Assignment

The Vice-Chancellor's Management Council consists of the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor, the University Director, three Deans of faculty (one for each faculty), the Library Director and a representative for the Student Union. The Management Council is advisory to the Vice-Chancellor.


Ylva Fältholm

Education: Professor, PhD, Human Work Sciences
Employed: 2017
Born: 1962
Previous Employments: Professor at Luleå University of Technology

Nader Ahmadi

Pro Vice-Chancellor,
Education: PhD, docent in Sociology
Employed: 2004
Born: 1959
Previous Employments: lecturer, researcher och Director of Studies and project leader for educational and developmental projects in Asia and East Europe at Stockholm University; Researcher/Project leader, Government Offices of Sweden

Maria Sörby

University Director
Education: PhD, Molecular Cell Biology
Employed: 2016
Born: 1970
Previous Employments: Site Manager SciLifeLab in Uppsala, Uppsala University, Head of Section, Head of Staff, Project Manager Integrated management system, and Quality Manager at the National Veterinary Institute (SVA)

Annika Strömberg

Dean of the Faculty of Health and Occupational Studies
Education: PhD, Business Administration
Employed: 1995
Born: 1969
Previous Employments: Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in Business Administration, Head of Department at University of Gävle.
Board Appointments: Board member in the Department Board, Board member, Drivhusets.

Gunilla Mårtensson

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Sustainable Development
Education: Docent, Degree of Doctor of Medical Science
Employed: 2000
Born: 1957
Previous Employments: Lecturer in i Health Sciences, Programme Director och Chair of the Faculty Board at University of Gävle.

Svante Brunåker

Dean of the Faculty of Education and Business     
Education: PhD, Agricultural Science
Employed: 1996
Born: 1958
Previous Employments: Doctoral student, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Maivor Hallén

Library Director
Education: librarian, University of Borås
Employed: 2009
Born: 1956
Previous Employments: Local Manager Linnaeus University, Växjö; CEO Bibliotekscentrum; counsellor/development strategist, Bibliotekscentrum/Bibliotekenes IT-Senter AS, Oslo;
counsellor/product owner BIBSYS/NTNU, Trondheim

Linda Igglund

President Student Union

Management Group Secretary

Linda Hofvenstam
Phone: +46(0)26- 64 85 94

Published by: Veronica Liljeroth Page responsible: Veronica Liljeroth Updated: 2018-04-12
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