Senior Advisor
SIDA’s project lead Global Investors for Sustainable Development

Karin Svensson is Senior advisor at Swedish International Development Cooperation Sida on issues related to cooperation with private sector. She is currently Sida’s project lead and representative in Global Investors for Sustainable Development. Karin is one of the initiators in Swedish Investors for Sustainable Development network with Sweden’s 20 largest institutional investors, pension funds, asset managers and investment companies. She has been following the Financing for Development Agenda since 2014.

Prior to joining Sida in 2014 Karin worked as news editor and senior reporter at Sweden’s business daily Dagens Industri following the financial markets, fund industry and sustainability issues. She was initiator of Dagens Industri’s first sustainability conference and conference on doing business in Africa. Prior to this Karin was working at Swedish Export Credit Cooperation, SEK at the Finance department and assisting the Head of Economy.