Department of Marketing and Strategy
Pär pursues complementary careers in business, government, and academia with more than thirty years of advisory experience—of which ten at McKinsey—and long-standing roles in defence and security. Since 2021, he is a PhD student at the Stockholm School of Economics with research interests centering around the building of systemic resilience in market-based societies and with external funding by the Swedish Transport Administration. Pär is also an External Associate at the Economic Conflict and Competition Research Group, Defence Studies Department, King’s College London. He holds an MSc from the SSE and a BSc in political science from Stockholm University. Outside academia, Pär chairs the Swedish Government’s inquiry on enhanced security of supply of goods and services and is a Lieutenant Colonel at Armed Forces Defence Staff with a part-time role in total defence.