Jan Sturesson is the founder of the consultancy RESTING – Advise from the Future, and he is an international senior advisor to governments and private sector on corporate governance, strategic development, innovation and leadership, an investor, and a public speaker. He is currently working for the EU commission on the digitalization agenda, and a strategy advisor to big and small companies internationally. He also serves different governments and state-owned companies on a C-suite level, internationally.
Between 2009 and 2015, Sturesson was appointed as Member of the World Economic Forum, the Global Agenda Council (GAC), Future of Global Governance, Future of Urbanization, and Future of Government.
Prior to the 2015, he was a partner and global leader of the government and public services industry, this included: Central government, Regional government, Cities and local government and their companies. He 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 Innovation and intellectual capital, with focus on business intelligence and societal innovations (2013-2015).
Sturesson was also the founder of PwC Sweden’s Public Leadership Program “Leaders of the Future” – a unique public-sector leadership program for Mayors, City Managers, CFO’s, and CEO’s in city-owned enterprises. He was also a 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 an innovator of the “The New Capitalism Concept” – a holistic approach to sustainable development.
He 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, of 3.5 Billion US$ investment.
He has published more than 15 books with a special focus on strategy, leadership, innovation, and governance. His most recent publication is “SOEs of the Future: Catalyst for Public Value Creation”. He was the first private sector person in Sweden being awarded the prestigious prize “City Economist of the Year”.