Work and internships

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All vacant positions will be posted on this page.

Internships
Swedwatch occasionally hosts interns.
Open applications for internships can be sent to careers@swedwatch.org, however please note that Swedwatch will not always be able to answer all applicants.

Our staff

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Alice Blondel

Director

+46 (0)73 223 02 83
alice@swedwatch.org

Alice Blondel has a background in strategic management and development with extensive experience leading initiatives that encompass investigations, research and advocacy. Her focus areas have been human rights, resource-based conflicts and climate change. She has worked closely with governments, inter-governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations, as well as national and multi-national corporations. Her academic background is in development studies and international humanitarian assistance.

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Anna Åkerblom

Programme Officer

+46 (0)72 014 66 45
anna@swedwatch.org

Anna holds a Master of Laws and is specialized in corporate responsibility, international environmental law and human rights. She has previously worked as a sustainability consultant and has several years of experience in strategic advice on and auditing of companies, authorities and organizations’ sustainability initiatives. Anna has also worked as a law clerk and as a journalist focusing on public authorities.

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Charlotte Junghus

Researcher

+46 (0)73 223 02 86
charlotte@swedwatch.org

Charlotte has a background in labour rights issues with a focus on migrant workers. She has previously worked as a sustainability consultant and for the International Labour Organization (ILO), with labour rights issues in Southeast Asia as her primary area of coverage. She has an academic background in international development and management.

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Davide Maneschi

Programme Officer

+46 (0)72 201 35 68
davide@swedwatch.org

Davide has an academic background in law and in environmental management and policy. He has experience as an analyst and advisor on socially responsible investments, and expertise in reviewing the environmental and human rights performance of companies. He has also worked as a sustainability consultant on corporate responsibility and climate reporting. At Swedwatch his focus areas are climate change and sustainable investment.

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Hannah Peters

Head of Unit Natural Resources

+46 (0)73 223 02 87
hannah@swedwatch.org

Hannah has worked for several years in the field of international cooperation and development. She has worked closely with governments, inter-governmental organisations and non-governmental organisations. Within the business and human rights field, her focus areas have been sustaining peace, climate change and sustainable development. She has an academic background in human rights and political science.

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Jenny Haraldsson Molin

Head of Outreach and Advocacy

+46 (0)70 741 03 70
jenny@swedwatch.org

Jenny has worked several years within communications, advocacy and awareness raising with a main focus on development and human rights issues. She has also worked as a journalist, with politics as her primary area of coverage. Her academic background is in development studies and economics.

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Jessica Johansson

Researcher

+46 (0)73 376 39 73
jessica@swedwatch.org

Jessica has a background in policy research with a focus on human rights and civic space. She has also worked at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Sweden and has field experience in Latin America. At Swedwatch her focus areas are environmental peacebuilding and human rights defenders. Jessica´s academic background is in Political Science and Economics.

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Julia Hale

Head of Finance and Administration

+46 (0)73 097 00 23
julia@swedwatch.org

Julia is responsible for finance and administration at Swedwatch. She works with organisation-wide planning, evaluation and reporting, as well as internal governance and control. Julia has an academic background within politics and international relations, and several years of experience of working with business, human rights and the environment.

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Karin Henningsson

Development Coordinator

+46 (0)73 223 02 93
karin@swedwatch.org

Karin has broad experience from development cooperation with a focus on rural development, cooperatives, gender equality and indigenous peoples’ rights. She has for many years worked with donor relationships and fundraising, both from institutional donors and private actors. Karin has an academic background in political science and a master’s degree in peace- and development work.

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Linda Scott Jakobsson

Programme Officer (on leave)

+46 (0)73 223 02 85
linda@swedwatch.org

Linda has an academic background in journalism and political science and specializes in public procurement. She has several years of experience in developing and implementing social criteria in public procurement on a municipal level. Linda has also worked extensively with the monitoring of suppliers to the public sector, focusing specifically on the social responsibility of their production chains.

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Malena Wåhlin

Coordinator Civic Space

+46 (0)73 223 02 82
malena@swedwatch.org

Malena has many years of experience as a researcher at Swedwatch with a particular focus on issues such as land rights, indigenous peoples´ rights, women’s rights and dialogue with local communities. She has a background in journalism and development studies and has previously worked in Latin America as a journalist and with development cooperation.

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Maria Bogiatzis

Finance and Administration Officer

+46 (0)73 223 02 92
maria@swedwatch.org

Maria is an accountant and has worked for several years within the private sector. Her academic background is in economics and development studies. At Swedwatch her focus areas are finance and administration.

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Mathieu Vervynckt

Head of Unit Supply Chains

+46 (0)76 550 32 38
mathieu@swedwatch.org

Mathieu has previously worked as an investment adviser, in charge of monitoring and evaluating business and human rights issues and corporate abuse. He has also worked for international civil society organisations on corporate accountability, and the role of public development banks in international cooperation and responsible taxation. He has an academic background in journalism, political science and conflict and development.

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Olof Björnsson

Programme Officer

+46 (0)73 223 02 91
olof@swedwatch.org

Olof has many years of experience as a researcher at Swedwatch. He is also a former journalist who has worked in The Middle East and North Africa. At Swedwatch Olof’s main focus has been on issues related to migrant rights in the Gulf region, factory workers’ exposure to hazardous chemicals in the Philippines as well as corporate responsibility in conflict zones.

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Sanjida Shamsher Elora

Researcher

+46 (0)73 223 02 90
sanjida@swedwatch.org

Sanjida has an academic background in geography, urban planning and development studies. She has previously lived in Bangladesh where she worked with issues related to poverty eradication, governance, womens’ empowerment, child labour and climate and environmental justice. At Swedwatch her foucs areas are the textile industry and food security.

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Yayoi Lagerqvist

Programme Officer

+46 (0)73 223 02 81
yayoi@swedwatch.org

Yayoi Lagerqvist has two decades of university teaching and research experience and has worked in international development cooperation focusing on land use, natural resource management and global development. She has extensive field experience in the Asia Pacific Region. Yayoi has a PhD in Agricultural Economics and International Development from Kobe University, Japan.

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Åse Botha

Communications Officer

+46 (0)76 223 69 10
ase@swedwatch.org

Åse has a background in journalism and communications. She has many years of experience working in international contexts, including cooperating closely with companies and business organisations on topics related to international trade, development and sustainability. Her academic background is in Political Science and Economy.