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President and management

The president is head of authority and has the overall responsibility for KTH's activities under the University Board. The president is appointed by the Government for a maximum of six years following a proposal from KTH's University Board. The deputy president is appointed by KTH's University Board and is the president's deputy.

President and deputy president 

Picture of Deputy President Mikael Östling.

Mikael Östling
Deputy President
Responsible for strategic partnerships and research infrastructure

E-mail: prorektor@kth.se

Dean and vice dean of faculty

Picture: Dean of Faculty Anders Forsgren.

Anders Forsgren
Dean of Faculty
Responsible for the quality of research and education

- Chair of the Faculty Council

 E-mail: dekanus@kth.se

Photo: Vice Dean of Faculty Sofia Ritzén.

Sofia Ritzén
Vice Dean of Faculty
Responsible for the quality of research and education

- Vice-Chair of the Council of Education

E-mail: prodekanus@kth.se

University director 

Photo: University Director Kerstin Jacobsson.

Kerstin Jacobsson
University Director

- Responsible for the university-wide administration

E-mail: kerjac@kth.se

Vice presidents

Photo: Vice President for Research Annika Stensson Trigell.

Annika Stensson Trigell
Vice President for Research

- External research financing
- Research centres
- Interdisciplinary platforms

E-mail: annika@kth.se

Photo: Vice President for Digitalization Jan Gulliksen.

Jan Gulliksen
Vice President for Digitalization

Responsible for digitalization
- Investigate KTH's position regarding digitalization of education, research, and collaboration as well as carry out competitor analysis and benchmarking
- Make recommendations regarding digitalization for positioning KTH
- Develop a strategy for digitalization at KTH

  E-mail: gulliksen@kth.se

Photo: Vice President for Sustainable Development Göran Finnveden.

Göran Finnveden
Vice President for Sustainable Development

- Chair of KTH Sustainability
- Sustainability in education
- Sustainability in research

E-mail: goran.finnveden@abe.kth.se

Photo: Vice President for Gender equality and values Anna Wahl.

Anna Wahl
Vice President for Gender equality and values

- Development of a plan for gender mainstreaming at KTH
- Explore gender inequalities
- Development of goals for gender mainstreaming
- Formulate measures and initiatives for gender mainstreaming
- Development of work with values

E-mail: anna.wahl@itm.kth.se

Photo: Vice President for Global relations Stefan Östlund.

Stefan Östlund
Vice President for Global relations and overall international cooperations


- International strategies
- Strategic partner universities
- International student recruitment
 

E-mail: stefan.ostlund@ee.kth.se

Photo: Vice President for Education Leif Kari.

Leif Kari
Vice President for Education

- Engineering, architecture and teacher training
- Foundation level, first, second and third cycle
- Lifelong learning

Email: leifkari@kth.se