Board of directors

Elisabeth Tarras-Wahlberg


Elisabeth is a communications advisor, writer, etc., and engaged as an expert commentator at TV4. Previously Elisabeth has been working as head of communications at the Royal Court and the Marshal of the Court of Crown Princess Victoria. She has also been a Senior Advisor at the communications bureau Kreab.

Elisabeth has a BA in Political Science from Mount Holyoke College. During 2012 until 2016, she was a member of the board of the Culture Foundation of the Postcode Lottery. She was appointed as a member of The Swedish Postcode Foundation Board on 1st January 2017.

Göran Hägglund

Vice chairperson

Göran Hägglund has spent the last 25 years in the midst of Swedish politics. He has done it all from Member of Parliament, group leader, Committee Chairman to Minister of social affairs and leader of the Christian Democrats party.

Göran has a big commitment within the civil society. Today he is self-employed, counselor and Chairman and member of several boards. Göran also has a background in the insurance business and in brokerage activities. Göran took place as member of the Postcode Foundations board in May, 2016.

Thomas Fogdö

Member of the board

Thomas is a sports psychologist with assignments in athletics, business, and the public sector. He was a member of the Alpine Ski Team from 1988-1995 and has been ranked as number one in the world. In 1995 he injured his back during a workout in Åre, and has since worked as a writer, lecturer, and advisor.

Thomas is passionate about helping others with personal growth as well as organizational development. He is a board member of several for-profit and non-profit organizations.
He was a member of the Swedish Postcode Lottery’s Sports Foundation’s Board of Directors between 2016-2017. In March 2017, he was appointed member of the Swedish Postcode Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth

Member of the board

Lena has a long background in politics and has been active in Sweden’s Moderate Party since she was a teenager. She has worked in media and journalism, both as a reporter and as an advisor. Between 2002-2006, she was a Member of Parliament and the Culture Committee, and for eight years served as the Minister for Culture and Sports. Today she works in a private company with consulting and investigating.

Lena has been on the Board of Directors for, among others, University College of Film, Radio, Television and Theatre. She has been board president of the Swedish Postcode Lottery’s Sports Foundation and in March 2017, was appointed member of the Swedish Postcode Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Abbe Ibrahim

Member of the board

Abbe Ibrahim has been the president of Operakällaren since 2007. He received market training and extensive restaurant experience from Tures, Sturecompagniet, and Hotel Reisen. Abbe has an active voluntary commitment and engagement.

He both founded and runs the Operakällaren Foundation where he has so far raised 22 million Swedish Crowns for UNICEF’s efforts to provide children in Africa with clean drinking water and other supplies. Abbe was appointed member of the Board of the Cultural Foundation of The Postcode Lottery in March, 2016. Abbe took place as member of the Postcode Foundations board in March, 2017.

Annika Levin

Member of the board

Annika is a consultant, project manager, and director within the cultural field with a special focus in performing arts and international cultural cooperation. She is currently Member of the Board in three governmental boards and is a strategic advisor to Umeå 2014 – European Capital of Culture.

Annika is also a member of the Board for Circus Cirkör. She has previously worked as International Manager at the National Arts Council, Director of the Swedish Institute in Paris, and Head of Cultural Affairs at the Swedish Embassy in Paris. Annika has been a member of the Postcode Lottery’s Culture Foundation Board since April, 2014 and took place as member of the Postcode Foundations board in May, 2017.