Johan Eliasch, born in Sweden in 1962, is the Chairman and CEO of HEAD, the global sporting goods group, and is the former Special Representative of the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
He is Executive Chairman of ECJ Investments Ltd and London Films and a Non-Executive Director of Aman Resorts and the Foundation for Renewable Energy and Environment. He is an Advisory Board Member of the All Party Parliamentary Group Polar Regions, Brasilinvest, Societe du Louvre, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Capstar and the Centre for Social Justice. He is a Member of the Mayors of Jerusalem and Rome's International Business Advisory Councils. He is the President of the Global Strategy Forum, a co-Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Cool Earth and a Patron of Stockholm University.
He served as a Non-Executive Director on the boards of IMG (2006 - 13), Acasta Enterprises (2014-17) and the British Paralympics Association, the sports advisory board of Shimon Peres Peace Centre, the advisory board of the World Peace Foundation and the British Olympic Association (2002-12). He was Chairman of Aman Resorts 2014-16. He was Non-Executive Chairman and a Non-Executive Director of Starr Managing Agents 2008-15 and Non-Executive Chairman of Investcorp Europe (2010-14). He was a Trustee of the Kew Foundation 2010-16. He chaired the Food, Energy and Water security program at RUSI (2010-16). He was a Member of the Mayor of London’s (Boris Johnson) International Business Advisory Council (2008-16).
Johan Eliasch holds the degrees of Bachelor of Economics (Stockholm University) (1984) and Master of Science (Royal Institute of Technology) (1984). He did military service in a specialist unit, the K1 Royal Life Guard (1980-81).
He is a Swedish and British citizen. He has a competitive background in skiing, motor racing, curling, golf and tennis.