Connect Sweden was initiated by Swedavia AB in collaboration with SATSA II and is backed by representatives from the Swedish business community, the city of Stockholm, and several other national and regional organisations.

Chairman of the Steering Committee is Jacob Wallenberg, currently Chairman of Investor AB and The Confederation of Swedish Enterprise (Svenskt Näringsliv), and Vice Chairman of ABB and Ericsson. Other members of Connect Sweden’s Steering Committee are:

Jonas Abrahamsson CEO Swedavia AB.
Anna Kinberg Batra Governor Stockholm county.
Aida Hadžialić (S) Mayor & President of the Executive Council for Metropolitan Stockholm.
Maria Rankka entrepreneur, investor in health tech.
Göran Johnsson Former union chairman, IF Metall.
Andreas Hatzigeorgiou CEO Stockholm Chamber of Commerce.