Studies, Stockholm University College of Music Education. Background in management consulting with a focus on change management and communications. Some 20 years of experience in international development. Has built innovative partnerships with leaders from civil society, national governments and the private sector to deliver programme results and influence critical policy changes. 1998-2003, Undersecretary-General and Director of Communications, Swedish Red Cross. 2003-08, Save the Children Sweden; 2008-10, Secretary-General, International Save the Children Alliance. 2010-16, Director-General, Swedish International Development Co-operation Agency; established a network of Swedish and Sweden-based companies to promote sustainable global development. Former Chair, Development Assistance Committee, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Since October 2018, Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director, Partnerships, UNICEF.