Vice President Government & Industry Relations, Ericsson
Ulf Pehrsson is responsible for telecom, regulatory and trade policy at Ericsson.
Leveraging over 25s’ experience in government and telecommunication, Mr Pehrsson is the architect of the company’s strategic focus on developing strong ties to governments and regulators around the world.
Prior to joining Ericsson, Mr Pehrsson served as the Deputy Director-General, Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA), Director, Ministry for Industry and Trade working primarily in the trade policy, trade & investment promotion and EU Single Market fields as well as represented the Swedish government at various embassies around the world.
Currently Mr. Pehrsson is on the board of a number of organisations such as the Swedish Foreign Trade Association (Chairman), DigitalEurope, the Swedish IT and Telecom Industries, the International Council of Swedish Industry (NIR) and the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (Chairman). He is also Vice Chair of the Trade & Investment Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and Chair of the Computer/Telecom Group as well as the Trade Policy Group of ICC Sweden.
Mr Pehrsson holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.