Senior Director, Partner
Håkan is Director in the Public Affairs team. He has been at H&H since 2009 after a long career in the government as a diplomat, top bureaucrat and politician.
Håkan was a diplomat for many years, but has also been Deputy Director-General of the Kommerskollegium and State Secretary for EU issues linked to the Cabinet of Ministers under EU Minister Cecilia Malmström (fp). He holds a law degree from Lund University, and EU education at the Collège d'Europe as well as the Swedish Foreign Department's diplomatic program.
Håkan is creative and driven, with a sharp pen in Swedish and English. He has an unparalleled scope in his experience of how politicians and authorities make decisions through his background within the Riksdag (both as a political official and as an expert), the government (both as a politician and diplomat), the governmental authority group, the court (parliamentary notary) and the EU machinery (both within the Council of Ministers, the European Parliament and the Commission).