Please get in touch if you would like to know more about our advocacy platform, SwafS or RRI. You can either contact the coordinator or one of our experts with in depth knowledge about particular sub areas.


Maria Lindholm, Director of Research VA (Public & Science). Coordinates the work of the platform.

Gender equality

Fredrik Bondestam, Director and Research Coordinator of the Swedish Secretariat for Gender Research. Coordinating role for gender equality.

Open access – open science

Beate Eellend, Administrator of at the National Library of Sweden. Coordinating role for open access/open science.


Jessica Nihlén-FahlquistSenior lecturer in biomedical ethics at University of Uppsala. Coordinating role for ethics.

Science education

Karin Hermansson, responsible for R&D at Ifous – Innovation, research and development in schools. Coordinating role for science education.

RRI governance

Maria Hagardt, International Relations and Communications Manager, VA (Public & Science). Coordinating role for RRI governance.

Public engagement

Jan Riise, Manager for Engagement at Mistra Urban Futures. Coordinating role for public engagement.

Please contact one of us if you would like to be put in touch with any other members of the platform.