The Swedish Australian Chamber of Commerce (SACC) started a new Chapter in Melbourne in 2015. There are many Swedish companies based in Melbourne and we have seen a growing interest in the Swedish- Australian community. Our SACC and YP contacts in Melbourne are presented below.


Robert CarsonRobert Carson, Chairman of the Melbourne Chapter, is a Partner and Investment Advisor of Crestone Wealth Management one of Australia’s leading wealth advisory and portfolio management providers to high net worth clients and family offices, not for profit organisations and financial institutions. It was created from the acquisition of UBS Wealth Management Australia, a company with an 80-year heritage and more than $14bn of client assets under management. Robert has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry across three countries and advises clients globally.

Luke Warren isSACC profile LRW Program Manager of Services with ARRB Group Ltd based in Melbourne, manufacturers of world leading, high-technology road surveying equipment. Luke’s connection to Sweden originates from his father’s employment in Skåne in the 1980’s and formed the basis for his strong affiliation with all things Swedish that continues today.

Emmy Petersson SACC MelbourneEmmy Petersson is a relocation specialist and qualified coach and NLP practitioner at The Bridge Easy Relocation. Based in Melbourne since 2010, Emmy has travelled extensively and lived for extended periods of time in the US and the UK prior to making Australia her home. She was born and raised in Kalmar, Sweden, and is nowadays passionate about connecting both people and businesses who have links to Scandinavian. She’s also an active board member in SWEA Melbourne.

Benjamin Sandqvist a business consultant with experience within the private, academic and government sectors, with focus on the education sector, migration law, tourism, entertainment and business. His involvement in various industries has resulted in development of a global network as well as the development of the venture and brand Access Australia and Hitman IT Solutions. Benjamin moved from Sweden to Australia in 2008 after a few visits as a traveller. He has been living in Melbourne since 2009 and received his Australian Citizenship in 2015.

Lilla Kelemen is an award winning marketer with a decade of experience in brand development as well as brand environmental fit-outs and customer journey design. She comes with extensive experience in B2B and retail marketing developing new brand and marketing strategies geared towards changing the perception of services that have lost their relevance. She has had senior roles in financial services and retail agencies. Her recent roles include head of channel marketing at AMP, and currently as the Marketing Strategy lead for RACV Insurance. She brings a wealth of international knowledge, having lived in multiple countries and being fluent in three languages, she has studied international economics and politics, has a degree in business (from UTS) with a double major in marketing and advertising and currently finishing her MBA.


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