Dr Anders Karlsson
Vice President for Strategic Alliances, Global Academic Relations, Elsevier
Anders Karlsson, PhD, joined in 2012 Elsevier as Vice President for Strategic Alliances, Global Academic Relations, to support Elsevier’s relations with key stakeholders in the Asia-Pacific region. Before joining Elsevier, he was for five years Counselor for Science and Innovation at the Embassy of Sweden in Tokyo (Japan), with a regional responsibility for Japan and South Korea. Before serving as Science Counselor, he was for 10 years Professor in Quantum Photonics at the Royal Institute of Technology - KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. He has a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and a M.Sc. in Engineering Physics, both from the Royal Institute of Technology - KTH, Stockholm, Sweden. He has a strong interest in the societal impact of science and is a frequent speaker on topics such as research management, science and innovation policy, and currently is also involved in Elsevier’s work on the support to the United Nations sustainable development goals.