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Swedish Chambers APAC Webinar 10 June with Anna Hallberg and Jacob Wallenberg on Swedish Trade and COVID-19

June 10, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

- Free – $25.00

Swedish Trade and COVID-19

The Swedish Chambers of Commerce in APAC are pleased to invite you to a webinar with two key patrons in the field of Swedish foreign trade and business: Anna Hallberg, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Jacob WallenbergChairman of Investor AB.

How has the Swedish trade policy functioned during the COVID-19 crisis and how will it work once the pandemic is over? What industrial support measures with regards to exports and international activities have been put in place? What can we learn from Asia, currently ahead of Europe in terms of pandemic recovery? These, among other questions, will be discussed in this webinar.

Our speakers will share their experiences from the public sector in managing the pandemic domestically, as well as provide insights into the private sector from the unique perspective of the Wallenberg family.

The discussion will be moderated by Peter Ling-Vannerus, Chief Representative of SEB Beijing.

Anna Hallberg, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs

Positions and assignments:
2019– Minister for Foreign Trade and Nordic Affairs
2017–2019 Board member, Lifco
2017–2019 Board member, Mid Sweden University
2016–2018 Board member, Partnerinvest Norr
2013–2018 Deputy CEO, Almi Företagspartner AB
2010–2017 Board member, University West
2009–2019 Board member, Atrium Ljungberg
2007–2012 CFO, Almi Företagspartner AB
2001–2007 Managerial positions, SEB Private Banking
1999–2001 Project manager, Öhman Fondkommission
1987–1999 Various posts and managerial positions, SEB Merchant Banking

Jacob Wallenberg, Chairman at Investor AB

Jacob Wallenberg is Chairman of Investor AB, Vice Chairman of FAM and Patricia Industries, and Director on the board of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation. He is also actively involved in the telecommunications industry, and the power and automation technology industry as Vice Chairman of Ericsson and ABB. Jacob holds an MBA degree from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. Jacob Wallenberg is also member of IBLAC (Mayor of Shanghai’s International Business Leaders Advisory Council), Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), the European Round Table of Industrialists and the Advisory Board of Tsinghua University School of Economics and Management.

Peter Ling-Vannerus, Chief Representative at SEB, Beijing China

2016- Chief Representative, SEB Beijing
2010-2016 Gobal Head, Subsidiary Financing, SEB HQ
Peter has previously worked as the head of SEB Branch France as well as head of the SEB office in Brazil. He has also been a Board member of the Brazilian investment bank Banco Mercantil Finasa. Peter started his career in Peru working with the re-scheduling of Peruvian debt. He has long experience of working with emerging markets within all product areas. Education:
Captain in the Reserves of the Swedish Coast Artillery, Royal Naval Academy
BSFS, Georgetown University, Washington, D. C.
Wallenberg Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
AMP, INSEAD, Fontainebleau

NB: Limited number of places. Log-in details for the webinar will be sent to registered participants prior to the event.

We are grateful for SEB’s support in arranging this webinar



This event is organised in cooperation with the Swedish Chambers APAC:

Swedish Chamber of Commerce SingaporeSwedish Chamber of Commerce ChinaSwedish Australian Chamber of CommerceSwedish Chamber of Commerce in Hong KongNordcham PhilippinesThe Swedish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in JapanSwedish Chamber of Commerce IndiaThai-Swedish Chamber of CommerceNordCham Indonesia (Nordic Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia)Nordic Chamber of Commerce VietnamnSwedish Chamber of Commerce KoreaSwedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei




June 10, 2020
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Free – $25.00
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