About Ingrid Petersson

Ingrid Petersson is currently the Inquiry Chair of two Swedish inquiries; the Inquiry on enhanced food security and the Inquiry on research and innovation funding. For the last nine years, between 2013 and 2022, she has been the Director-General for Formas – a Swedish research council for sustainable development. Ingrid’s previous includes Science Relations and Collaborations at AstraZeneca and she has also been State Secretary at the Ministry for Agriculture. She is also on the board of the National Board of Health and Welfare and the Swedish Forest Agency and has previously been on the Board of the Swedish Agricultural University and Stockholm Environment Institute and chaired the Swedish Agenda 2030-delegation. In 2021 Ingrid left as Vice-President of Science Europé after six years in this position.