Oscar Jonsson is Acting Director of Stockholm Free World Forum during 2019. Oscar has recently submitted his PhD on the Russian understanding of modern warfare at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London. Oscar is an associate researcher at Swedish Defence University, has been a visiting researcher at UC Berkeley and worked as a subject-matter expert at the Swedish Armed Forces Headquarters on hybrid warfare and Russian strategy. Oscar has been a frequent commentator on Russia and security policy mostly in Sweden, and internationally.
Linnea Hylén is working as a project manager for Stockholm Free World Forum. She is also the chairman of the Foreign Policy Academy’s Alumni Association and a board member of the Swedish Atlantic Council. She is working as an editorial writer with a focus on foreign and security policy at the Swedish, center-right newspaper Södermanlands Nyheter, and for the news agency firm Liberala Nyhetsbyrån. She holds a bachelor’s degree in politics, security and crisis management from the Swedish Defence University. Linnea is currently studying towards a master’s degree in Russian and Eurasian studies at Uppsala University.
Frida Granath is currently working as a coordinator at the Stockholm Free World Forum and in that role, she works with both projects and events. Before joining the SFWF she worked in Brussels for MEP Gunnar Hökmark and did an internship at the Swedish MFA’s department for Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Frida is currently studying an M.Sc in Russian and Eurasian Studies at Uppsala University and has a B.Sc in political science from the University of Gothenburg.
Ludvig Gunterberg is the current intern at Stockholm Free World Forum. The internship is part of Ludvig’s B.Sc. in political science at Karlstad university. At which he has been engaged in several student association such as the Moderate students. Previously Ludvig was employed as a solider in the Swedish armed forces for three years where he participated in several international military exercises and partook in an EU mandated military force called Nordic battlegroup. From this experience Ludvig brings with him an interest in security and defense related topics.
Katarina Tracz is the Director of Stockholm Free World Forum (Frivärld). She possesses wide experience in foreign and security policy analysis, focusing particularly on Transatlantic affairs and security in the Nordic-Baltic region. She is an active contributor to the debate on foreign and security policy in Swedish and international media, and has published several reports, articles and OP-EDs in major Swedish and international newspapers. Tracz has previously worked as an International Research Fellow at the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Washington DC. In 2017, she was selected as a Marshal Memorial Fellow by the German Marshall Fund of the United States. Katarina is the author of the book The Sea of Peace? Increased Tensions Around the Baltic Sea (Frivärld, 2015)