Independent Non-executive Director

Qualifications: Master’s degree in Economics and Political Science (University of Uppsala, Sweden), MBA (Stockholm School of Economics, Sweden)
Niclas is one of Sweden´s best known business leaders with a successful career as a management consultant, and later as a visionary consumer oriented CEO. He was the CEO of Novamedia Nordics since its inception in 2005 until 2015. Novamedia operates the Swedish Postcode Lottery and several TV productions. He is also recognised for his unique network of global leaders in business, politics and the NGO communities. He serves on several boards in Sweden, the US and Africa. Niclas is an active member of the global CEO network of Young Global Leaders, where he served as Chairman of its Swedish chapter.

Niclas is a member of the Elders’ Advisory Board, where he supports leaders such as President Jimmy Carter, Graça Machel, Mary Robinson and Kofi Annan in their work for peace and democracy through negotiations with world leaders. Since 2013 he served on the UN´s Sustainable Development Solutions Networks Leadership Council with a focus on establishing new Sustainable Development Goals.

In 2016, he relocated to South Africa to focus on developing business and sustainable solutions in Southern Africa, from his own company Perennis Limited.