Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce


Meet our People

Board of Directors

Lennart P. Kleine


The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce.

Marie Larsson

Executive Director

The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Steve Halvorson


CPA, Alfa Laval Inc

Susanne van Rossem


Consular Officer Consulate General of Sweden

Adam Ayres


Founder, Grow The Good

Artem Barsukov


International Arbitration Lawyer

George Rizopulos


Entrepreneur, Investor and Consultant

Nicholas Landry


Senior Benefits Consultant, BFL CANADA

Patrik Lindroth


Senior Project Manager, Radiation Protection Services Nuvia Canada Inc

Fredrik Bäckman


Trans-Atlantic Trade Lane Manager, TransGroup

Jonathan Ingram


Senior Supply Chain Leader | Integrated Supply Chain | COO | Procurement (CPO) | Value Creation | Business Transformation | Continuous Improvement | Sustainability | ESG | PMO | M&A | Global Consumer Goods | Advisory

Matt Carlsson


Building Science Consultant, Morrison Hershfield

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Executive Advisory Council

Marianne Mannerheim

President of EAC

Marianne has vast experience in international business-focused of entrepreneurship and manufacturing.

She has held various executive positions as President, CEO, Director and Chairwoman in public and private corporations in the global vehicle HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning) manufacturing sector in Canada, France, Sweden and USA. 

Mark Henderson

Senior Executive/CEO, Telecommunications Industry, Corporate Director

Mark Henderson is a senior telecommunications industry executive, with more than 35-years of experience in the sector. Most recently, Mark was the Chairman of Ericsson Canada, prior to which he held the position of President and CEO for more than 14 years.

Lars Henriksson

Honorary Consul General

More than 30 years of experience in trade promotion between Sweden and Canada. As Honorary Consul for Sweden in Toronto, Ontario, I have also been involved in cultural exchanges between the two countries with particular emphasis on the integration of immigrants, health care and urban sustainability.

Lars Ruuth

National Sales Director SKF Canada Ltd

Lars is past Chairman of the SCCC (2017-2021) and has a 25-year international career primarily with SKF. Experienced in Sales & Marketing across a wide spectrum of the Canadian industrial markets such as Pulp & Paper, Mining, Oil & Gas, Steel etc.

Lennart P. Kleine


Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce

Lennart (Len), a second term as Chairman (2013-2017), is a senior executive with 40 years experience in the Healthcare & Business Industries. A strategic motivator and planner with expertise in negotiating and developing successful teams. A former CEO/President of not-for-profit, for-profit, publicly traded, and privately held organizations consistently deliver efficient and profitable results.  Having resided in the U.S., Europe, and Canada, Len has developed an extensive international network in the public and private arena. Len is very passionate about helping businesses succeed!

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Social Media Team

Saga Sjöberg

Social Media

Victor Silvestrin-Racine

Social Media

Victoria Wikström

Social Media

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Liliana Rizopulos

Women in Business, mentorship program

Liquid Capital Financial Services

Join our organization


The Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce is made possible through a collection of dedicated volunteers and partners from across Canada. If you would like to get involved, or have support you would like to offer the organization, please reach out to us at [email protected] We look forward to hearing from you!