Peter Nygård serves as Senior Adviser with Place Consulting, where he has a special interest on initiatives which help contribute to the positive development of the areas of Sweden which have been threatened by depopulation and divestment.
Peter has led a noted career in various roles and positions of trust within the public and private sectors. He formerly served as State Secretary in the Ministry of Industry (Näringsdepartement) and CEO of Swedish Nuclear Fuel and Waste Management (Svensk Kärnbränslehantering). He has also served on the Boards of, among others, Vattenfall, LKAB, SAAB, SPP: ss, 4th and 5th AP Pension Funds.
Since 2003, Peter has served as a Board Director of Swedbank in charge of public relations. Peter is also a board member of the Swedish Environmental Research Institute (Svenska Miljöinstitutet), a Board Member with Svenska Turistföreningen (STF), and the Board Chairman for Enycon.
Peter holds a degree in Economics, Political Science and Sociology from Stockholm University.