Jan-Eric Sundgren is Senior Vice President, Public & Environmental Affairs and a member of the Group Executive Committee of the Volvo Group since August 2006. Prior to joining Volvo, from 1998 to 2006, Mr. Sundgren was President of Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.
Mr. Sundgren holds a Master of Engineering, PhD in Material Physics and professor in Thin Film Physics. He is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Mr. Sundgren is chairman of the Board of SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and a board member of Lindholmen Science Park, Hogia AB and the West Sweden Chamber of Commerce and Industry.