Advisory Board

Jan Sturesson

Jan Sturesson is the owner of the consultancy RESTING – Advise from the Future, international senior advisor (to governments and private sector on corporate governance, strategic development, innovation and leadership), investor and public speaker. Right now Jan is working for the EU commission on the digitalization agenda and as strategy advisor to bigger and smaller companies internationally. Also serving different governments and state owned companies on C-suite level internationally.

Between 2009 and 2015 he was appointed as Member of the WEF – World Economic Forum (2009-2015) and the Global Agenda Council (GAC) – Future of global governance after he had served in the GAC – Future of Urbanisation and Future of Government.

Prior to the 2015, he was partner and global leader of the government and public services industry, this included; Central government, Regional government, Cities and local government and their companies. Jan was also client responsible for international governments and institutions, such as; UN, EU, WB, NATO and Global Fund.

He has chaired many boards among which is the EEIG board – A European PwC advisory company focusing on the European Commission and the EU institutions (2008-2015); in addition to the advisory board in New Club of Paris – an international network organization in the area of Innovation and intellectual capital with focus of business intelligence and societal innovations (2013-2015).

Jan was also founder of PwC Sweden’s Public Leadership Program “Leaders of the Future” – a unique public sector leadership programme for Mayors, City Managers, CFO’s and CEO’s in city-owned enterprises. He was also former leader at PwC’s Groundbreaking Global Cities Report “Cities of the Future” – Global competition, local leadership, including future demands and dreams in cities and the strategic agenda of tomorrow; and innovator of the “The New Capitalism Concept” – a holistic approach to sustainable development.

Jan has been responsible for international projects such as strategic plans for ME cities, strategies for Skolkovo Institute of Technology, Moscow, Russia, and ESS – European Spallation Source project (a research facility) in Lund, Sweden regarding expected regional economic impact on in a 3, 5 Billion US$ investment.

He has published more than 15 books with special focus on; strategy, leadership, innovation and governance. Lately the report/books named; Future of SOEs and value creation and Future of Government has been released. He was the first private sector person in Sweden being awarded the prestigious prize – “City Economist of the Year”.