Stefan Svensson

Instructor, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

Dr. Stefan Svensson, currently an instructor at the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency, started his career as a firefighter in the Swedish Air Force in 1986. In 1989 he earned a bachelor degree in fire safety engineering and in 2002 a Ph.D. at Lund University, Sweden. Also, he has been a firefighter/crew commander at the local fire brigade for fifteen years and appointed as the regional on-scene commander in case of large incidents, including nuclear accidents. Dr. Svensson is an associate professor at Lund University and since 1994 involved in experimental and theoretical investigations on firefighting tactics, including firefighting methods as well as problems of command and control. He is the author of several books, scientific articles and reports.

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