Fredrik Löjdquist

Director, Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies, Sweden

Warsaw Security Forum

Ambassador Fredrik Löjdquist is the Director of Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies, SCEEUS, and previously served as a Swedish diplomat 1994-2021, i.a. as ambassador of Sweden to the OSCE 2012-17 and as Sweden’s first special envoy and ambassador for countering hybrid threats 2018-21. Other postings include Vilnius, Moscow, Vienna. He served as ambassador and special envoy to Georgia for the Swedish EU presidency 2009.

This spring he was seconded as an independent security policy expert to the secretariat the working group appointed by the Swedish government to deliberate on the changed security environment following Russia’s aggression against Ukraine that produced the government report “Deterioration of the security environment – implications for Sweden”, which paved the way for Sweden’s application for membership to NATO.

Back to speakers

Fredrik Löjdquist

Director, Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies, Sweden

Warsaw Security Forum

Ambassador Fredrik Löjdquist is the Director of Stockholm Centre for Eastern European Studies, SCEEUS, and previously served as a Swedish diplomat 1994-2021, i.a. as ambassador of Sweden to the OSCE 2012-17 and as Sweden’s first special envoy and ambassador for countering hybrid threats 2018-21. Other postings include Vilnius, Moscow, Vienna. He served as ambassador and special envoy to Georgia for the Swedish EU presidency 2009.

This spring he was seconded as an independent security policy expert to the secretariat the working group appointed by the Swedish government to deliberate on the changed security environment following Russia’s aggression against Ukraine that produced the government report “Deterioration of the security environment – implications for Sweden”, which paved the way for Sweden’s application for membership to NATO.

Back to speakers