Lars M. Andersson explains Municipal Finance

by Jörgen Eriksson on June 13, 2015

larsmanderssonMr. Andersson has a long record of working with finance in the public sector. After 10 years of experience as the head of finance in two Swedish cities, he initiated the formation of Kommuninvest, the Swedish Local Government Funding Agency, in 1986. Mr. Andersson became the agency’s first president and developed its operations until 2001, when he left to take on the responsibility of the public sector with the state-owned Swedish Export Credit Corporation.

He has during the last 20 years worked as an advisor to local authorities in many parts of the world. Lars M Andersson is currently member of the Supervisory Board of Agence France Locale and Chair of the Strategy Committee within the agency’s board. He is also advisor to the English Local Government Association in a project with the aim of creating a Municipal Bond Agency. 

With such massive experience of municipal funding best practise and challenges, he is a very interesting speaker, and in the video below are the first 15 minutes of his presentation to a delegation from Nairobi, Kenya on June 10th 2015.

Lars M. Andersson explains Municipal Finance


Here is a link to the presentation showed in the video.

About Jörgen Eriksson :

Jörgen Eriksson is the founder of Bearing and is the Chairman of the firm since it was created. He has successfully expanded Bearing into covering projects on four continents. He is also Adjunct Professor of Innovation Management at the International University of Monaco and at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona and he is an active member of the Founders Alliance organisation.

Working with consulting engagements across Bearings practices, he has over the past fifteen years participated in and supervised a large number of client projects, from innovation system development and place development and branding, to merger and acquisition assignments and leading edge research and business development activities for key clients.

His new book, Branding for Hooligans, will be published in 2015. It is about how innovation and branding are key survival factors in our modern times of hyper competitive markets.

Prior to Bearing, he was Director of Europe, Middle East, and Africa for Trema Treasury Management, a technology and consulting services provider, supplying financial software solutions for the global financial industry, Clients included The European Central Bank, Citibank, SEB, South African reserve Bank, Deutsche Bank, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), as well as many other large financial institutions and Fortune 500 companies.

Early in his career Eriksson was educated at the Stockholm School of Economics, where he studied economics, financial economics and philosophy. He then worked in Scandinavian investment banks and also for the Swedish Institute of National Defense Research.

You can contact Jörgen on e-mail, connect on LinkedIn onörgen-eriksson/0/38/8a0/ and follow him on twitter on joreri508.

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