The leadership group of Internationella Engelska Skolan is responsible for ensuring that all parts of the organisation function at the highest level, within their area of expertise.
Ms Anna Sörelius Nordenborg
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO, Ms Sörelius Nordenborg is ultimately responsible for the entire organisation and its operations. She has a solid background, including as country manager, Sweden, for Anicura, and vice president business development at Sandvik Mining and as a consultant at McKinsey.
Mr Joakim Andersson
Regional Director South
Overall management responsibility for the schools in Region South, focused on operational performance, financial stability and leadership with high quality standards and delivery in line with IES ethos. Mr Andersson has been a Regional Director since 2020. Previously he was the principal for IES Helsingborg and has also worked as a principal in municipal schools and at Kunskapsskolan.
Ms Anneli Engvall
Regional Director North
Overall management responsibility for the schools in Region North, focused on operational performance, financial stability and leadership with high quality standards and delivery in line with IES ethos. Ms Engvall started working at IES as a teacher when IES Gävle started in 2003 and was the principal for many years until taking up the Regional Director role in 2020.
Ms Gina Eriksson
Regional Director Central
With overall management responsibility for the schools in Region Central focused on operational performance, financial stability and leadership with high quality standards and delivery in line with the IES Ethos. Ms Ericsson started working at IES Enskede as a teacher and Head of English in 2008. After being Assistant Principal in Enskede, she moved to take on the Principal role for IES Täby for 9 years, before taking on the Regional Director role in 2020.
Ms Frida Berg
Head of Communication
Frida Berg is responsible for IES' internal and external communication, branding, PR, marketing and sustainability. She most recently comes from a position at Spotify, where she held the role of Head of Communications and PR for the EMEA region. She has previously been an owning partner of the communications agency Geelmuyden Kiese, where she worked as senior advisor and CEO. She has also been chief press officer for McDonald's Sweden.
Ms Catarina Friborg
Head of HR
Ms Friborg is responsible for driving the organisation’s HR-strategy including talent management and leadership development as well as ensuring that school leadership teams can access the best support for HR matters.
Her background includes roles as head of HR at Capio St Göran’s Hospital as well as senior HR director at Arla Foods, HR director for for Sweden, Nordics & Baltics at MSD and head of HR Nordic at Salon Professional (Wella).
Ms Emma Gyllenberg
Ms Gyllenberg joined Internationella Engelska Skolan in 2023 as general counsel. She leads the legal team, provides legal advice throughout the organisation and oversees all legal matters in the company. Ms Gyllenberg has broad legal experience from various companies and sectors and at law firms. Most recently she was head of legal nordics for healthcare provider Kry.
Mr Tony Janes
Head of Property Management
As Head of Property Management, Mr Tony Janes is responsible for leading the strategic insight within the Real Estate Developement Department at IES. Mr Janes has a solid history within the real estate industry, including former Head of Property Management for both Fabege AB and Jernhusen AB.
Ms Robin Kirk Johansson
Head of Education
Ms Kirk Johansson has the overall responsibility for the IES systematic quality work as well as the coordination and delivery of support targeting the educational quality in IES schools. In the defined role as Skolchef, the assignment is to support the huvudman to ensure that the operations follow the regulations applicable for the education provided. Ms Kirk Johansson has previously been a principal for IES Borås and COO of IES Sweden. She is also an educated teacher from the USA.
Mr Lars Jonsson
Mr Jonsson joined IES in 2020 and is responsible for the financial strategy of the company and its long-term financial stability. He leads the finance department as well as assisting the schools with their finances, budgets, school vouchers and negotiating contracts. Prior to joining Internationella Engelska Skolan he worked as Head of Financial Control & Treasury at the international cash handling company Loomis AB.
Dr Helena Luning
Director of Student Health
Dr Lüning joined Internationella Engelska Skolan in 2016 and is since 2017 responsible for Student Health, which includes medical, psychological and psychosocial activities. The role involves quality management of student health and developing health and psychological initiatives with a special focus on preventive healthcare in our schools. Dr Lüning holds special exams in both paediatrics and children psychiatry. Prior to joining Internationella Engelska Skolan she already had nearly 20 years experience of clinical work within her areas of expertise.
Mr Mikael Åhlqvist
Chief Information Officer
Mr Åhlqvist has the overall management responsibility for our IT services and infrastructural landscape. Mr Åhlqvist started working at IES as a CIO at the end of March 2022 and has before that extensive experience in IT within the healthcare and automotive sector as head of IT within the region of Stockholm and IT director at Scania amongst other experiences. Mr Åhlqvist has studied at both the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH) and Executive Education at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE).
Ms Linda Öholm
Head of Public Affairs
As Head of Public Affairs at IES, Linda Öholm is tasked with fostering IES' relationships across society, including government agencies, politicians and civil society organizations, at both local and national levels. This involves spreading knowledge about IES's contributions to the Swedish school system and addressing issues that are significant to IES.
Linda has extensive experience from politics and public affairs, ranging from the international to municipal level, including several years working in different positions at both the Government's office and Parliament in Sweden.