Executive Director, Forum for Swedish Smart Grid
Maria Sandqvist, M.Sc, is Executive Director of the Forum for Swedish Smart Grid, which is a multisectorial entity appointed by the Swedish Government. Previously Maria held a position as Director for Product Regulation and Environment at the Association of Swedish Engineering Industries. She also has experience from the governmental offices (Swedish Ministry of Enterprise). Maria is a Board Member of SEK, the Swedish member of IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) and has been a member of the Energy Development Board at the Swedish Energy Agency. Today Maria is responsible for the establishment and development of the Forum for Swedish Smart Grid. The purpose and mandate of the Forum is to contribute to knowledge development and dissemination towards sustainable power production and usage. The objective is to strengthen the capability and capacity for smart grid solutions for the future, in Sweden and globally.