Management Group

The operative leadership consists of a director and a management group. The management group consists of director, Research area directors, communication manager, controller/financial officer, project coordinator and representatives from the infrastructure functions Revere and Naturalistic driving data. Representatives from Vision Zero academy and a profile leader traffic safety from Chalmers are also part of the management team.

Research cooperation including project development is accomplished within each of the five Research areas:

  • Human body protection
  • Care and Rescue
  • Road user behaviour
  • Systems for accident prevention
  • Real-World performance evaluation

Management Group


The Management Group consists of:

  • Anna Nilsson-Ehle, director of SAFER
  • Christian Grante, Research area director, Systems for accident prevention
  • Lotta Jakobsson, Research area director, Human body protection
  • Bengt Arne Sjöqvist, Research area director, Care & rescue
  • Tania Dukic Willstrand, Road user behaviour
  • Torbjörn Andersson, Real-world performance evaluation
  • Mats Svensson, Profile director traffic safety
  • Fredrik Von Corswant, Infrastructure director Revere
  • Helena Gellerman, Infrastructure director Naturalistic driving data
  • Johan Strandroth, Vision Zero academy
  • Malin Persson, Communications manager
  • Kristina Lindblom, Controller
  • Ines Heinig, Project coordinator

The Management Group's tasks:

  • The director is chairman of the Management Group
  • Members are appointed by the Board
  • Monitors and leads program development in relation to plans
  • Monitors the research development of approved projects
  • Supports the Board in project portfolio management
  • Discusses the needs, initiates development of new initiatives as a part of operations
  • Prepares Board meetings and board issues
  • Coordinates the Research areas
  • Meetings are held every other week


Last modified: February 27, 2017
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“In certain areas, the SAFER partners are already respected internationally for excellence within the field of vehicle safety. By creating SAFER, all involved enhance their ability to further develop safety technologies for the future.”

Jan-Eric Sundgren, Senior Vice President, Volvo Group

European Road Safety Charter

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