COP26 What happens now?

On Wednesday 17 November the BSCC and Centigo had the pleasure of co-hosting, HM Ambassador to Sweden Ms. Judith Gough for a breakfast seminar on the British Governments take-aways from COP26. Ms. Gough began by using the glass half full analogy to describe the Government’s viewpoint on COP26 as a whole. Whilst she iterated that the climate conference did not fulfil all of the Government’s aims, significant gains were made in ...

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Cyber Risk Through Integrated Supply Chains in Today’s Tech Driven World

On 10 November the BSCC had the pleasure of co-hosting an event on cyber security with PA Consulting at their Stockholm offices. The main speakers were PA Consulting’s Carl Nightingale, partner and cyber security specialist, and Anders Herrström, management consultant. Mr. Herrström began the event by discussing examples of cyber security vulnerability and attacks within the retail and commercial sector and financial services, namely COOP and SolarWinds, highlighting the expensive nature ...

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Industry Focus with SAAB, Mr. Micael Johansson, President & CEO

On October the 28th, the BSCC had the pleasure of organising an industry focus event with SAAB’s CEO Micael Johansson, at their offices in Stockholm. Mr. Johansson began the talk by discussing some of the current global market drivers, centring on among other things AUKUS, the EU’s open strategic autonomy, tensions in the South China Sea, and technological development. After discussing SAAB’s commitment to protecting societies and openness, Mr. Johansson laid ...

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Industry Focus with Vattenfall, Ms. Anna Borg, President & CEO

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome you to this industry focused event on 14 October featuring Anna Borg, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vattenfall since one year. At this event, Anna will talk about Vattenfall’s journey towards a fossil-free future and why an increased focus on sustainability means business opportunities for the company. Anna Borg holds a master’s in Economics and Political Science and has more than 20 years of experience from various management positions within Vattenfall, including being CFO between 2017 and ...

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The Future of Customs and Trade, vol. 2

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome you to the second event in our series, The Future of Trade and Customs Vol.2 At this webinar and Q&A, we are joined by Ian Hampton, Chief People, Communications and Fleet Operations Officer at Stena Line, Peter Jacobsson, Chairman of the Board, ECUS and Rickard Ydrenäs, EU & Brexit-specialist. Following the British departure from the EU earlier this year, customs and trade has ...

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Industry Focus with Husqvarna, Mr. Henric Andersson, President & CEO

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome you to this industry focused event on 29 September featuring Mr. Henric Andersson, the President & Chief Executive Officer of Husqvarna Group since 2020. At this event, Henric Andersson, will discuss how robotics and electrification transform the way we care for outdoor environments. Henric Andersson holds a M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering & Management from Linköping Institute of Technology, and has 23 years ...

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Real Estate webinar, featuring Mr. José Pellicer, the Head of Investment Strategy of M&G Real Estate

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce is delighted to welcome you to this Virtual Afternoon Webinar and Q&A, on 22 September, featuring Mr. José Pellicer, the Head of Investment Strategy of M&G Real Estate. Mr. Pellicer, will discuss the real estate market outlook, providing insights from M&G Real Estate, one of the world’s leading property investors with a portfolio spanning over 29 countries and c.€40bn invested across Real Estate globally.  Mr. Pellicer holds more than ...

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How Covid-19 has impacted the European payment landscape

Countries across Europe are planning for life after the pandemic – but how can businesses best optimise their credit management with the challenges ahead? Intrum’s annual European Payment Report 2021 paints a mixed picture of the economy after Covid. The crisis has had a major impact on business, but many are looking to the future with fresh energy and optimism. The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with Intrum, invited members ...

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New Foreign Direct Investment Regulation in Sweden: ‘Have we gone too far?’

The British-Swedish Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with AmCham Sweden and Cirio Advokatbyrå, hosted this virtual seminar about Foreign Direct Investments (FDI), from a Swedish and International Perspective on 14 June 2021. At this seminar, we talked about the FDI Rules in the Nordics, the UK, and the U.S., the policymakers' approach to FDI, the consequences of national FDI Rules which differ in substance in most countries, the political agenda, ...

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Making Sense of Global Trade

Making Sense of Global Trade With Anna Sellinger, of the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, and Sebastian Remøy, of Kreab Introduction Anna Stellinger has two decades of experience in International Affairs, global trade and EU Affairs which include heading up two government agencies. Furthermore, Stellinger has served three years as the Vice Chairman of Lund University and now works as the Deputy Director General, of International and EU Affairs, at the Confederation of Swedish ...

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