Elisabeth Nilsson is a Swedish businessperson who has been at the helm of 8 different companies. Ms. Nilsson is Chairman of Göta kanalbolag AB, Chairman of Risbergska Donationsfonden, Chairman for Tåkernfonden and Governor at County of Östergötland (Sweden). Ms. Nilsson is also on the board of Boliden AB, Exportkreditnämnden and Vadstena-Akademien and Chairman of The Scandinavia - Japan Sasakawa Foundation, President-Centre for High Performance Steel at Luleå University of Technology, Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and Member-Management Board at Hanaholmen.
In the past Ms. Nilsson was Chairman of Svenska Bergsmannafoereningen, President & Chief Executive Officer of Jernkontoret, Manager-Environment Department at SSAB AB Managing Director at SSAB Merox AB, Manager-Continuous Casting Department at Ssab Oxelösund AB and Head-Environment & Safety at Ssab Oxelösund AB (which are all subsidiaries of SSAB AB) and Member of European Confederation of Iron & Steel Industries.
She received a graduate degree from Luleå University of Technology.