Meet New York Consul General Leif Pagrotsky

  • WilmerHale 60 State street Boston, MA United States

***SACC-NE MEMBERS ONLY EVENT***

Meet New York Consul General Leif Pagrotsky at WilmerHale

At the offices of WilmerHale SACC-NE members is exclusive invited to meet and greet with Sweden's newly appointed New York Consul General Leif Pagrotsky. Learn from Mr. Pagrotsky about the Swedish government's plans for developing deeper business relations with the Northeast while enjoying the most breathtaking panoramic views Boston has to offer!

Mr. Pagrotsky has had a long ministerial career, and was previously Sweden's Minister for Trade as well as Minister for Education, Research and Culture. Between 2002 and 2012, Mr. Pagrotsky was a Member of the Riksdag (the Swedish Parliament). He has previously served at the Riksbank, the OECD in Paris and in various positions in the Ministry of Finance. In 2013, Mr. Pagrotsky was awarded the H.M. King's Medal by King Carl XVI Gustav, "for many years of outstanding political achievement." He has also served as Economic Advisor to the Swedish Prime Minster and on the boards of the European Investment Bank and the Stockholm Stock Exchange.

Event details:

6.00pm - 6.15pm: Welcome address by SACC-NE President Christina Björnström

6.15pm - 6.25pm: Message by WilmerHale

6.25pm - 6.45pm: Swedish Accelerator and Life Tech Forum by SACC-NE Team

6.45pm - 7.00pm: Networking break

7.00pm - 7.30pm: Talk by SACC-NE Guest of Honor - Sweden's NY Consul General Leif Pagrotsky

7. 30pm - 8.00pm: Networking (light snacks and refreshments will be provided)

Thank you to our Corporate Partner WilmerHale for sponsoring the evening!