Professional and Educational Background
Mr. Grönstedt spent most of his professional life at Handelsbanken. He was CEO of the bank 2001–2006, and Chairman 2006–2008. Today he is, among other things, senior advisor to Nord Stream, chairman of Scypho, Vostok New Ventures and East Capital Explorer, vice chairman of the Swedish National Debt Office, speaker of the elected body of representatives of Trygg Foundation, and is a director of the IT company Pro4U, and the Institute of International Economics at Stockholm University. Lars O Grönstedt holds a BA in languages and literature from Stockholm University, and an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.