Mr Hans Eric Vernersson Berggren

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Fulmina Foundation

Academy member

Human Resources working experience in A multicultural environment

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

(IBRD), 06/99-present

International Union for Conservation of Nature

(IUCN), 01/96-05/99

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the International Trade Centre

(ITC UNCTAD)/GATT,01/81-12/95

Human Resources Management in General incl. electronic HR, Development of Personnel Policies and Practices, Organizational Development, Change Management, Performance Management, Training and Skills Development, Staff Relations, Conflict Resolution, Coaching, Mentoring, Strategic Staffing, Succession Planning, Recruitment for a diverse work-force, Benefits administration,

Skills and Competences

Acquired in the course of career and life

The following skills and competences acquired with the IBRD, IUCN, and ITC :

  • Strong Project management and co-ordination skills

  • Proven ability in aligning  work programs and services with the organization’s strategic direction, while promoting organizational development and best  practice

  • Ability to work effectively within a large and  decentralized workforce

  • Proven ability in building effective teams bringing together very diverse backgrounds, skills and expertise to maximize innovation and achievement of objectives

  • Ability in promoting open communication of information and ideas/ knowledge sharing and continuous learning

  • Proven ability in  encouraging and promoting organizational learning providing staff with appropriate learning opportunities for a sustainable outstanding performance

  • Proven ability in promoting diversity and cultural sensitivity

  • Mediation and conflict resolution skills

  • Client, service and result-orientation, adaptable to change, patient, self-motivated, enthusiastic, sound

    judgment, integrity, tact and diplomacy

Living and working in developing countries

  • Lived and worked in Tunis, Tunisia from 07/73 to 04/76
  • During my professional career I have  had many short-term assignments  in a large number of countries in Asia, Africa, Caribbean, Latin America and the Mediterranean Region,


1 June 1999- 15 December 2004 (also Consultant until 15 July 2005)

International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD),

1818 H. Street NW, Washington DC 20433, USA

Intergovernmental Organization for Reconstruction and Development

Adviser, Human Resources Vice Presidency

HR Adviser to

  • the Global Environment Facility(GEF) Secretariat

  • the Administrative and Client Support Network, (ACS)

  • the Resource Management Network (RM)

  • the Financial Management Network (FM)

  • the Procurement Network (PR)

Member of the RM Board and its HR , Learning and Communications Committees,

Member of the ACS Board and its HR and Learning Committees

Member of the FM Board HR Committee

Member of the PR Board HR Committee

1 January 1996-31 May 1999

World Conservation Union, ( IUCN), Rue Mauverney 28, CH-1196 Gland, Switzerland

International Governmental and Non Governmental Organization for Nature Conservation

Director, Human Resources Management Group

1 May 1987- 31 Dec 1995

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT/WTO, (ITC),

Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Intergovernmental organization for development of trade of developing countries

Chief of Personnel

1 Jan 1981- 30 April 1987

International Trade Centre UNCTAD/GATT (ITC), Palais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland

Intergovernmental organization for development of trade of developing countries

04/76-12/80 Training Adviser/Officer in Trade Promotion

07/73-04/76 Export Marketing Expert to the Tunisian Trade Promotion Organization

07/72-06/73 International Marketing Expert to the Icelandic Trade Promotion Organization

05/70 – 06/72

Barracudaverken AB, Division of the Incentive Group, Djursholm, Sweden

Private Sector

Marketing Coordinator, US and Canadian Operations stationed in Toronto, Ontario


Swedish Trade Commissioner Service ,  Ministry of Commerce, Stockholm , Sweden

National Government-Official Commercial Representation in the US and Canada

Assistant  to the Trade Commissioner, Project Director MHE stationed in Vancouver BC


Stockholm Institute of Technology, Stockholm University, Pahlman’s Commercial College, Gavle Commercial College, Sweden

College and University Education

Lecturer in Accounting, Finance and Business Administration

03/64 – 06/65

Student Union of the Stockholm School of Economics and Business Administration

Student Union

Treasurer & CFO



Royal Swedish Airforce

National Defense/Security

Team Leader, Guard Platoon





Swedish : Mother tongue

English : Excellent (United Nations Language Proficiency Examination 12/1976)

French : Excellent (United Nations Language Proficiency Examination 12/1976)

Spanish : United Nations Language Proficiency Examination 07/ 1983

German : Goethe Institute Munich Advanced Examination 04/1971

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