Hans Österlund


After completing the economical exam in Gothenburg, Sweden, Hans started his career working with sales of administrative software in the newly established PC-market. He had many different responsibilities during this period, including CEO for one of the small businesses in the company group. Thereafter he continued in the IT-business with sales and account management in the hardware area. Backup and storage solutions with focus on redundancy and datacenter environment.

10 years ago he made a shift in focus and started working in ESF-project’s with focus on helping alienated people to be re-integrated in society. The last 6 years he has worked as a mentor and project leader for a major ESF-project in close cooperation with the governmental unemployment agency in Sweden (Arbetsförmedlingen).

He has a genuine interest in communication between people and combines this with an analytical and vivid mind. During his free time he likes to play golf, ride his touring motorcycle and sing in choirs!

Fields of expertise

  • Sales IT-HW and SW
  • Project leading
  • Project management
  • ESF-projects
  • Coaching and mentorship


  • Swedish (native)
  • English (fluent)