Jacob Henriksson comes most recently from the Swedish Fortifications Agency where he worked for almost five years as CFO and deputy director general.
Erik Thedéen will step down from his role as director general at FI on 1 January 2023 to become the head of Sweden’s central bank.
The objective of the new online tool is to facilitate and streamline the application process at FI. It should be easy to submit an application to Finansinspektionen correctly and difficult to submit an application incorrectly. It will also be possible to track an application through the different stages of FI’s processing. The first applications that can be submitted via the new online tool will be management and owner management suitability assessments, and this module is expected to be operational in the autumn.
As of 1 March, HR will become its own office and report directly to FI’s director general. Following this change, HR Director Karolina Lirón Källåker will become an executive director and join FI’s management team.
On 1 February, Susanna Grufman will become the executive director of FI’s Markets section. She will continue to serve as the deputy director general and maintain responsibility for consumer protection matters.
Finansinspektionen (FI) is creating a new position to strengthen its work within sustainability. Johanna Fager Wettergren will be the new Head of Sustainable Finance.
The Government has decided to extend Erik Thedéen’s employment as director general and head of Finansinspektionen by three years.
Are the banks conducting thorough credit assessments when customers apply for consumer credit? Are smaller banks and payment service firms taking sufficient measures to prevent money laundering? What risks will the coronavirus pandemic pose in the future? These are three areas that Finansinspektionen (FI) will look more closely at in 2021.