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Jan Pettersson

Managing Director

Jan is Managing Director at EBA. His prior positions include Programme Manager at EBA, economic adviser at the Ministry of Finance, and researcher in economics at Uppsala University and Stockholm University, working mainly within development economics. Jan holds a PhD in Economics from Stockholm University.

+46 8 405 35 17

+46 72 586 49 34

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Mats Hårsmar

Deputy Managing Director

Mats is Deputy Managing Director and Programme Manager at EBA. Prior to re-joining EBA in 2018 he was Chargé d’Affaires and Head of Development Cooperation at the Swedish Embassy in Burkina Faso. Mats has served as Senior Researcher, Research Cluster Leader and Director General of the Nordic Africa Institute. Between 2004-2009 he served as Head of the Secretariat of the Expert Group for Development Issues (EGDI), and later as Chief Analyst for development policies at the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Mats holds a PhD from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.

+46 8 405 54 49

+46 72 235 91 08

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Markus Burman

Programme Manager

Markus is a Programme Manager at EBA. Prior to joining EBA he worked as a Senior Advisor at SWECO, a consultancy, specialising in evaluation, industrial and regional growth policy, gender equality and environmental policy. Markus has been the project manager for a large number of studies and evaluations for the Government Offices of Sweden, as well as Swedish central, regional and municipal authorities. He holds a master’s degree from Stockholm University.

+46 8 405 39 51

+46 72 547 40 23

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Anna Florell

Assistant Programme Manager

Anna Florell is an Assistant Programme Manager at EBA. Prior to joining EBA she administered Research and Development Activities for the Swedish National Board of Institutional Care. Anna has worked mostly within the public sector, foremost with the Swedish Government Offices. She holds an international secretarial degree, has studied investigative sociology and statistics at Stockholm University and is a certified project manager.

+46 8 405 31 02

+46 73 842 81 24

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Númi Östlund

Programme Manager

Númi is a Programme Manager at EBA. Prior to joining EBA Númi led AidHedge, where his work focused primarily on risk, efficiency, and currency management in aid and international development. He has worked at the Swedish National Audit Office, auditing budget processes in aid, multilateral aid and currency management. Númi has a master’s degree in Political Science from Stockholm University.

+46 8 405 25 45

+46 73 042 05 22

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Helena Hede Skagerlind

Programme Manager

Helena Hede Skagerlind is a Programme Manager at EBA. Prior to joining EBA she worked as a researcher and teacher within the areas of global development, human rights, gender equality and CSR at Stockholm University’s Department of Political Science. Helena has previously worked with CSR project evaluation in India and with EU-related issues at Europahuset in Stockholm. She holds a PhD in Political Science and a BSc in Economics, both from Stockholm University.

+46 8 405 53 64

+46 73 843 04 59

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Otto Nilsson Williams

Assistant Programme Manager

Otto is an Assistant Programme Manager at EBA. Otto most recently worked with interventions that strengthened governance and civil society in the Horn of Africa for The Better Governance Project, an NGO. Prior to this he worked as a development consultant, working with both programme management and evaluation. He holds an MSc in Political Science from Uppsala University.

+46 8 405 37 51

+46 76 139 53 20

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Emma Hernborg

Communications Manager

Emma Hernborg is Communications Manager at EBA. Prior to her current role she was the Social Media Manager at Sida, Sweden's government agency for development cooperation. Emma has also worked as the Communications Manager for the National Board of Health and Welfare and several NGOs such as Action Aid and Diakonia. She has a master’s degree in Science Journalism from Umeå University.

+46 8 405 46 75

+46 73 071 19 68