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Emanuel Örtengren

Acting Director

Emanuel Örtengren is the acting Director of Stockholm Free World Forum. Previously, he has been the program coordinator for welfare policy at Timbro, the leading free market think tank in the Nordics, where he has also worked with EU affairs. He has a BA in Social Science from Sciences Po Paris and has been a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations in Washington, DC. He is the editor of the anthology Efter Alliansen: Idéer för en ny borgerlighet, a book about the future of the Swedish center-right.

Margareta Barabash is the coordinator of Stockholm Free World Forum. She holds a B.A. in Political Science from Stockholm University and has previously studied Israel- and Middle Eastern politics at Tel Aviv University. Margareta has a background as Editor-in-chief of Stockholm Journal of International Affairs, as well as the Press Secretary of the Swedish Association of International Affairs. She is the editor of the anthology Let The World Hear (Frivärld, 2020).

Katarina Tracz

Director (On Parental Leave)

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 European security. 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 and has been a Marshall Memorial Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States. She is the author of the book The Sea of Peace? Increased Tensions Around the Baltic Sea (Frivärld 2015).

Katarina is on parental leave since June 2021.