Jonas joined Trafigura in October 2018 as Head of Corporate Affairs for the Group and then Head of Government Affairs. He left the company in May 2021.
Jonas previously spent more than 10 years building the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) as Executive Director. The EITI is an internationally-respected grouping of governments, companies and non-governmental organisations established to promote open and accountable management of extractive resources. He has written extensively on governance and collective business action fighting corruption.
With Eddie Rich, he wrote the book “Beyond Governments – making collective governance work”.
Jonas holds Masters degrees in Law from the University of Stockholm and the London School of Economics. Prior to the EITI, he worked for the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, with postings in Mozambique and the UK, for the Prince of Wales International Business Leaders Forum and as a senior advisor to the UN Global Compact.