We are led by the Board and Executive Director, supported by advisory bodies.

Organizational chart. The Science Advisory Council advises the Board of Directors. The Executive Director and Executive Team report to the Board of Directors. The Research Director, Global Management Committee, and the following departments all report to the Executive Director: Human Resources, Communications, Finance, and Global Operations. The Gobal Research Committee reports to the Research Director. All our centres, each with a Centre Director, report to the Executive Director. They are: SEI Africa, SEI Asia, SEI Latin America, SEI Oxford, SEI Tallinn, SEI US and SEI York.

The Board decides on SEI’s general objectives, planning and programme, and on issues of major importance.

Måns Nilsson

SEI’s Executive Director, Måns Nilsson, leads and delegates the work of SEI.

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SEI’s global management structure consists of the Executive Team, Centre Directors, the Global Management Committee and the Global Research Committee.

Science Advisory Council

Composed of leading international researchers, the Science Advisory Council advises on research priorities and follows up on our scientific achievements.

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SEI is a foundation registered under Swedish law, with principal tasks and structure set out in the Government Decision of 18 August 1988.

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We are committed to transparency, and believe that full disclosure of our finances and funding builds trust in our work.

SEI has centres in the US, Latin America, York, Oxford, Tallinn, Africa, Asia, and our headquarters is in Stockholm.

SEI has seven centres in the UK, the US, Thailand, Kenya, Estonia and Colombia. Our headquarters is in Sweden.

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Our consultation responses (in Swedish: remissyttranden) represent SEI’s official position, provided in response to requests.