Erik Torstensson

Consultant. Erik has broad national and international experience in opinion shaping, political processes and strategic communication.

Erik most recently served as a political secretary for the Swedish Liberal Party, providing, among other things, support and advice to elected representatives. He was involved in developing the four-party Alliance’s policies. Prior to that, Erik worked for the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise in Malmö and at the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Boston, USA.

Erik has also worked as a research assistant in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh, where he collected data for Harvard University’s research programme Evidence for Policy Design, the aim of which was to improve women’s employment opportunities. 

Erik holds a master in public policy from Harvard University, where he studied, among other things, economics, statistics, management and leadership, and politics. He also studied at the University of Florida, the American University in Cairo and Uppsala University.