Mr. Urban Backstrom was Independent Member of the Board of Directors of Danske Bank AS since March 27, 2012. He also serves as Member of the Companys Risk Committee and Nomination Committee. In the past he was Chief Executive Officer of Skandia Liv, Governor of Sveriges Riksbank, State Secretary at Ministry of Finance in Sweden, Chief Executive Officer of Consensus Fondkommission,, and Chief Economist at Moderata Samlingspartiet and Aktiespararna . He also served at Hotel Mollberg and as Chief Economist at Moderata Samlingspartiet, Ministry of Finance and as research assistant and teacher at University of Stockholm
Age: 61 Director Since 2012Backstrom is Board Member of Stiftelsen Fritt Naringsliv/Timbro and Chairman of the Board of Rederiaktiebolaget Gotland and a subsidiary. He is also Member of the Board of Lancelot Holding AB and a subsidiary. He is Honorary Doctor of Jonkoping University. He holds a BS degree in Economics from Stockholms universitet .