Embassy staff

  • Johan Borgstam

    Johan Borgstam Photo: Kristian Pohl

Positions at the Embassy of Sweden in Nairobi:

Mr Johan Borgstam
Ambassador, Head of Mission
Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-HABITAT

Political and Trade Section

Mr Fredrik Folkunger
Head of Section
Minister, Deputy Head of Mission

Ms Ana Leithead Spross
Trade, Press and Culture Officer

Ms Ulrica Reuterwall
First Secretary / Deputy Permanent Representative to UNEP and UN-HABITAT

Ms Jenny Andersson
Political and Trade Policy Officer

Kenya Development Cooperation Section

Ms Sandra Diesel
Head of Section
Counsellor, Head of Kenya Development Cooperation Section

First Secretary / Economist

First Secretary / Controller 

Programme Officers:
- Democracy and Human Rights
- Democratic Governance and HIV/AIDS
- Agriculture and Rural Development
- Civil Society, Gender and Child Protection
- Urban Development
- Environment, Climat Change and Land
- Water and Humanitarian Assistance

Somalia section

Mr Mikael Lindvall
Ambassador to Somalia
Head of Section

Mr Per Karlsson
Head of Somalia Development Cooperation within Section

Programme Officers:
- Local Governance
- Democracy, Human Rights and Gender Equality 
- Human Security and Livelihood
- Health, Water and Sanitation
- Humanitarian Assistance and Resilience

Operations Controller

Health advisor for Sida and DfID


Administration and Consular Section

Ms Katarina Biörnstad
Head of Section

Third Secretary / Archives and Consular Officer

Administration Officers:
- Finance
- IT
- Maintenance
- Personnel
- Property
- Protocol



Migration Section

Ms Barbro Ekvall

First Secretary

Head of Section

Migration Officers 

All staff members can be contacted through: