Speaker profile


  • Mr Lars-Erik Forsberg
    Deputy Head of Unit 'Policy Outreach & International Affairs'
    DG CNECT, European Commission


Graduated from Gothenburg School of Economics in 1987 (international MBA) and was employed the same year  by the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. He served at the Swedish Embassy in Colombia and in Spain before joining the EU integration directorate of the Ministry in 1993. In 1995, he started to work for the European Commission first for 3 years in the Internal Market Directorate General and then from 1999-2012 in the Directorate general for Enlargement, responsible for the negotiations of the chapter on Capital Movements and later deputy head of the Serbia unit in DG Enlargement. As of 2015 Lars Erik is the deputy head in the international cooperation unit of the Directorate General for Communication Networks, Content and Technology (DG CONNECT).

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