Renée Lundholm was appointed President in November 2000 - the first female President in SACC New York's history. She joined the Chamber in 1984 as Director of Conferences & Seminars and was appointed Vice President in 1995. Renée has, in all three capacities, been instrumental in the Chamber's success, including developing many events and programs, such as the Tuesday Club, the Executive Women’s Conference, the Young Professionals, the Mentor Program, and Entrepreneurs Club. She has also founded a number of prestigious awards, such as the Member of the Year Award and the Mentor Award. Before joining the Chamber she worked for the Swedish Trade Council in New York and Every Wear, Inc., a company she co-founded. Renée is a Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association, serves as Board Member of the European-American Chamber of Commerce, Member of the Green Committee of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce and Board Member of the Swedish Chambers' International.
Prior to joining the Chamber Christina Andersson Medina worked as a consultant in corporate finance and strategy at PwC in Stockholm, Sweden, and with a start-up in New York. Christina has previously worked and lived in Paris and New York and is fluent in Swedish, English and French. She holds a Master's Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.
Filip Enocson is Manager of Business Services. Prior to joining the Chamber again in 2013 he spent time in Sweden working for a social venture start-up. He has a long standing commitment to SACC New York having previously been responsible for Program & Events in 2010/2011 and has since then been involved in several projects for the Chamber. He also has extensive previous work experience within business development from his time at AmCham Sweden as well as the Department of Business and Economic Development in Maryland. Filip holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Uppsala University in Sweden.
Jennie Purushothaman is the Project Manager for SACC New York’s annual Executive Women’s Conference. She started at the Chamber in 2005 as the Manager of Membership and Events. Prior to joining SACC New York, Jennie was the Banquet Manager at the renowned restaurant Aquavit in New York.
Anna holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Uppsala University. Anna has also studied a year at San Francisco State University. Prior to joining the Chamber Anna worked as production manager for an event and sponsoring agency in Stockholm, Sweden. Complementary to her studies she worked in Boston, San Francisco, Ireland, France and Sweden.
Anna Aggeryd was the 2012 recipient of the Haakan B. Anderson Guldkula Foundation Scholarship.
Carole Ginman was the inaugural recipient of the Uppsala University Scholarhip in 2012 and is now, following the completion of her scholarship, the Head of Communications at the Chamber. In 2011, Carole graduated from Uppsala University having attained MSc's in Business and Administration as well as in Media and Communications. As part of her education she also studied at Manchester Business School in the United Kingdom, adding to her international experience from spending time in the United Arab Emirates growing up.
Prior to joining SACC New York, Carole worked with PR at a leading global communications firm in Stockholm.
Jonas Nilsson is the second recipient of the Uppsala University Scholarship and will be working with Events & Communications at the Chamber. Jonas holds a BSc in Business from Uppsala University and has also studied PR & Communications at the University of Sydney. His previous work experience includes positions within PR, media analysis and event coordination.
Eva Skoghagen is the fifth recipient of the Haakan B. Guldkula Scholarship and will be working with Events & Communications at the Chamber. Eva holds a B.Sc. in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics and has spent one semester studying at the Mexico Autonomous Institute of Technology in Mexico City. In addition to her studies, Eva has worked with PR at a leading communications agency and has also, during her years at SSE, been very active within the Student Association, mostly planning and organizing different events.
Oscar Thomasson is the recipient of the 2013 Bertil Edlund Scholarship and will work with Business Services at the Chamber. Oscar holds a BA in Business Administration from Ashland University, Ohio, and an MSc in International Business and Trade from the Gothenburg School of Business, Economics and Law. While at Gothenburg, Oscar also completed an exchange semester at the Bocconi University in Milan and he has previously worked with logistics, consulting, and controlling.