Stefan Lindström

Ambassador - Digitalization and new technologies, Ministry for Foreign Affaires

Stefan Lindström is the Finnish Foreign Services first Ambassador of Digitalization and New Technologies.He is a result driven career diplomat, business advisor and networker with 20+ years of global experience in branding, business/export promotion and building successful partnerships.

Stefan is a specialist in geopolitics, geo-economics and analyzing paradigm changes. His passion about emerging opportunities of technology and digital drives his work.He is a member of Boardman and Partner at five venture funds. He is an energetic international public speaker with a proven ability to translate ideas into concrete action in a global or local set-up.

Prior to this assignment, he worked as Consul General/Ambassador at the Finnish Consulate General in Los Angeles, as the Deputy Chief of Mission at the Finnish Embassies in Lisbon, Portugal and Jakarta, Indonesia. Before that, he was the adviser to the undersecretary of state at the MFA in Helsinki, Finland and served with the Finnish missions in the USA and in India.Prior to joining the Foreign Service, Mr. Lindström worked as legal adviser for the European Commission in Brussels and as a research assistant at the London School of Economics.

Mr.Lindström has a Master's Degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and a Master's Degree in International Law from the Åbo Akademi University.