06-07 May 2018
20- 21 Sha'ban 1439 H
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Mr. Peje Emilsson

Founder & Chairman
Kunskapsskolan Education and Kreab

Profile

Peje Emilsson is a serial entrepreneur. He is founder and majority owner of Kreab, Kunskapsskolan Education, Demoskop and Silver Life.


He was Chef de Cabinet of ICC, the world business organization, 1973–1981. He has a BA from the University of Stockholm 1967 (political science, practical philosophy, statistics, sociology, national economies, computer programming), and is a graduate of the Owner/President Management Program (OPM) from Harvard Business School 1987.


He is member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences IVA and Board member of the Nobel Museum in Stockholm and was Chairman of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce 2010–2014.


He is recipient of the King of Sweden’s Medal of the Twelfth Dimension in Blue Ribbon for achievements as business leader and entrepreneur.


Peje Emilsson played an important role in achieving the decisions to open up the welfare sector in Sweden for private companies, including the well known Swedish school voucher system. He founded the school company Kunskapsskolan Education in 1999 and the elderly care company Silver Life in 2012.