Stockholm Business School's work is led by a head of department, who is supported by a deputy head of department, an administrative manager and the school board. The board is a link between the department and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Subordinate to the head of department are five sections, four sections for research and teaching and one section for administration. The department also has Executive Education.


Head of Department: Maria Frostling

Deputy Head of Department: Christian Maravelias

Administrative Manager: Vladimir Vešović


The School Board (IS) is overall responsible for the scope and quality of the department's assignments: research, education and degrees, collaboration. The board establishes the department's strategy, business plan, budget and guidelines for the organization of the work. The members of the department board are elected for a three-year period. The head of department and deputy head of department are standing members. Student representatives are replaced every year after association elections.

Permanent members Deputy members
Maria Frostling, Head Saba Samadilashkariani
Christian Maravelias, Deputy Head Jarkko Peltomäki
Bino Catasús Birgitta Schwartz
Björn Hagströmer Mikael Holmgren
Ai Jun Hou Charlotte Lindén Ahmad
Jessica Lindberg  
Sara Jonsson  
Mia Hinnerich  
Lars Nordén  
Fredrik Eng Larsson  
Andrea Lucarelli  
Linda Kjellman  
Helene Olofsson  
Amelia Olsson  
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The Education Committee

The Education Committee (UN) prepares syllabus for courses and programs at undergraduate and advanced level before the head of department's decision on approving revisions. All educational issues that are departmental, eg course and program planning, investigations from SU on educational issues, discipline and / or exemption procedures, etc are also handled.

The PhD Education Committe

The PhD Education Committe (FUN) handles issues concerning the doctoral student environment, doctoral courses, dissertations and governing documents for postgraduate education.

The Professor Representatives Committe

The Professor Representatives Committe drives the development of the reseach at the department. The committe includes professor representatives for each section.


The department's research and teaching is organized into four sections:

Accounting section

Head of Section: Susanne Weinberg
Professor Representative: Bino Catasus

Finance section

Head of Section: Ai Jun Hou
Professor Representative: Lars Nordén

Management section

Head of Section: Rickard Grassman
Professor Representative: Tommy Jensen

Marketing section

Head of Section: Jon Engström
Professor Representative: Fredrik Nordin

Section for Administration

The section works with student service, teaching planning, finance, HR issues and communication.
Head of Administration: Vladimir Vešović

Executive Education

Executive Education is responsible for the Executive MBA programme, which is a scientifically based and degree-oriented management programme.
Manager: Ian Richardson


The Advisory Board is a platform for expanded and in-depth cooperation between institutions, business and the public sector. The Advisory Board acts as an innovator to strengthen the department's future competitiveness.

The Advisory Board has 12 members from the business industry.

Convener: Maria Frostling, Head of Department, Stockholm Business School.

Chairman: Johan Oljeqvist, CEO Fryshuset

  • Nicklas Berild Lundblad, Global Policy Planning, Google
  • Christina Friborg, Executive Vice President and Head of Sustainability, SSAB AB
  • Marianne Hamilton, Board member, Connecta, Meda and Etikkollegie
  • Björn Hertzberg, Head of Data Science, H&M Group
  • Patrik Högberg, Country President Loomis, Sweden and Regional President Nordic Countries
  • Jonas Jakobson, founder and chairman of the investment council, Nordic Equities Kapitalförvaltning.
  • Anette Mullis, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, Mycronic
  • Carl-Johan von Uexkull, Managing Director Nordics & Netherlands, Financial & Risk, Thomson Reuters
  • Åsa Pettersson, Head of Public & Sustainability Affairs, Scania
  • Christian Maravelias, Deputy Head of Department, Stockholm Business School




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