Sigbritt Karlsson

Sigbritt Karlsson, Association Member, Vice Chancellor at KTH

Sigbritt Karlsson is the 19th President of KTH Royal Institute of Technology. She took office on November 12, 2016. Karlsson was president of the University of Skövde from 2010 to 2016. She has an academic background from KTH where she earned her MSc. degree in Chemical Engineering with a specialisation in biotechnology. She also has a PhD in polymer technology from KTH, and is professor of polymer technology targeting the polymeric materials technical environment.

Karlsson has held a variety of positions at KTH. From 1996 to 2004 she served as Director of Studies. She was Vice Dean responsible for strategic education issues from 2008 to 2010.