Chief Sustainability Officer
Volvo Group, Sweden


Born in Varnhem, Sweden in 1971. He is 46 years old and has two children; Alma and Klara.

As CSO of Volvo Group Niklas is responsible for the interface to society stakeholder within the areas of Sustainability and Corporate Affairs. Niklas is also responsible for the Volvo Group global representation offices in the main markets and world political power centers.

In Volvo Group Niklas has held the following positions since 2008:
Senior Vice President Public and Environmental Affairs, Volvo Group, 2008-2013
Executive Vice President, Corporate Public & Environmental Affairs Volvo Group 2013-2014
Chief Sustainability Officer, Corporate Sustainability & Public Affairs Volvo Group 2015-2017
Chief Sustainability Officer, CTO Office 2018-

Before joining the Volvo Group in 2008 Niklas worked at Volvo Car Corporation, 1987-2008.
He held different positions at Volvo Cars mainly in the areas of electronics and engine development as well as several years within environmental engineering, communications and governmental affairs.