Bengt Sundelius

Biography: 

Bengt Sundelius is Professor of Government at Uppsala University, and Strategic Advisor to the Director General of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB). He has been Chief Scientist of the Swedish Emergency Management Agency, Head of the Department of Security and Strategy of the Swedish National Defence College, founding Director of the National Centre for Crisis Management Research & Training and Director of Research for Strategy & Security Policy at the Swedish National Defence Research Establishment. Sundelius has served as expert on the EU Commission based European Security Research Advisory Board (ESRAB) and on the European Security Research and Innovation Forum (ESRIF) that formulated the EU FP7 agenda for European security research. He served on the Security Research Advisory Group giving guidance to the EU Commission regarding the implementation of FP7. He is the Swedish Agreement Director for the Science & Technology Agreement between the Swedish Government and the US Department of Homeland Security that was concluded in 2007. Sundelius has published numerous scientific books and articles and has extensive experience in training high level officials in crisis management and decision-making under pressure. He has contributed to various government commissions in the area of civil protection, societal security and defence policy.

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