Daniel Forslund

Stockholm, Sweden

Chairman of the Innovation and Development Committee

Daniel Forslund is Chairman of the Innovation and Development Committee in Region Stockholm. In 2014, he was elected Commissioner for Innovation and eHealth, and became politically responsible for initiatives, policies and strategic investments related to digitalization, innovation, medical technologies, eHealth etc. Mr. Forslund holds a master’s degree in Political Science, and previously worked as Deputy Director at the Health Care Division of the Swedish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs from 2002 to 2011. He has also served as Chief Strategy Officer at VINNOVA, the Swedish Governmental Agency for Innovation. He also serves as the official Swedish representative in the international standardization organizations CEN and ISO.