Ylva Wessén

Acting President and CEO, Folksam (Sweden)
Ylva Wessén has an extensive experience of the insurance market gained during her 12 years in different positions at Folksam. During the last three years she has been Deputy CEO and held the position as the board’s secretary. Since August 2019, she has been Acting President and CEO of Folksam.

Currently, she is Chairman of KPA AB and Folksam Research Foundation. She is also a Member of the Board of Insurance Sweden, We Effect and the Nomination Committee of Swedbank.

Prior to joining Folksam in 2007 as Head of Risk and Compliance and Legal Counsel, she was an attorney at DLA Nordic, the Stockholm office within the DLA Piper group, between 2000 and 2007. She has a Master of Law from Stockholm University and a European Master in Law & Economics from the Universität Hamburg and Universidad Complutense de Madrid.