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Åke Freij

Affiliated Research Fellow - Department of Entrepreneurship Innovation and Technology

Åke Freij is an advisor, manager and researcher with focus on regulations, innovation, technology and strategy. Åke has experience from global CxO roles in the financial industry, and has worked with sales and business development in areas such as regulations, emerging technology and operations.

He is currently founder and owner of Freij Insight, where he advises clients on the future of regulatory management, regulatory innovation and RegTech. He is also Affiliate research fellow at House of Innovation, Stockholm School of Economics, where he earned his PhD in 2017.

In his research Åke wants to increase understanding of the interplay between regulatory compliance and digitalization to create innovation. In addition, Åke is involved as an active entrepreneur in the Fintech space.