SACC New York Staff

The Chamber has an extraordinary know-how and know-who, mainly derived from its Board of Directors, Committees, and its in-house personnel:
  • Renée Lundholm


    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.

  • Anna Aggeryd

    Manager, Membership & Events

    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. 

  • Olof Bruno

    Manager, Finance & Operations

    Olof Bruno joined the Chamber in June 2014 as the Chamber’s new Manager in charge of Finance & Operations. He has an extensive international background, including working as a Controller and CFO for Gadelius K.K. in Japan for 9 years. He has also worked as a Controller for WASA Insurance and as a Manager for American Express in Stockholm. Before joining the Chamber Olof was Treasurer for a non-profit organization in Darien, CT where he also lives. He holds a MSc from Stockholm School of Economics.

  • Jennie Purushothaman

    Project Manager, Special Events

    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.

  • Linnea Nyberg

    Head of Communications

    Linnea holds a Master’s degree in International Marketing and Brand Management from Lund University. Throughout her studies, Linnea held several positions within the student association LundaEkonomerna, for example President of the International Committee. Linnea did an exchange semester at Solvay Business School in Brussels, Belgium. Prior joining the Chamber, Linnea worked at EF Education First in Oxford, UK.

  • Fredrik Bergström

    Business Services

    Fredrik Bergström holds a BSc in Business Administration from Boston University where he concentrated in International Business and Finance. As a part of his studies he spent eight months in London studying International Economics and working for a company specializing in international taxation and investment consulting for emerging markets and post-communist countries. In addition to his studies, Fredrik has been present during the startup phase of a Swedish family-controlled investment company with an entrepreneurial background and in-depth industrial and financial competence.

  • Claës af Burén

    Membership & Events

    Claes af Burén holds an MSE in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology, where he wrote a thesis for the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences. He also holds a BSc in Business and Economics from the Stockholm School of Economics. During his studies, Claes was involved in organizing prestigious events. Most recently, in 2013, he was the Ceremony Usher for the Nobel Prize festivities. He is the owner of a sustainable agriculture company, which he founded in 2008. Claës af Burén is the first scholar to receive the Henry and Barbara Gooss Scholarship.

  • Ulrika Berg

    Communications & Events

    Ulrika Berg holds a BSc in Business Economics from Uppsala University and spent two years studying public relations at Long Island University in Brookville, NY. As a member of one of Uppsala University’s student associations, Uppsalaekonomerna, Ulrika served as the Head of Events and Communications on a variety of projects. She has experiences from working with communications at the PR agency Cohn & Wolfe and with marketing at Vattenfall, one of Europe’s leading energy companies. Ulrika is the third recipient of the Uppsala University Scholarship.

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