Björn Edlund, Principal, Edlund Consulting Ltd – Mentor, Coach, Advisor.
From 1992 until 2010, Björn Edlund served as head of communications in three issues-rich companies, Sandoz/Novartis, ABB and Shell, working with 11 CEOs. Between October 2011 and October 2014, Edlund was Non-Executive Chairman Europe, Middle East and Africa at Edelman. Today, in addition to advising corporate and civil society leaders, Edlund teaches, writes and speaks on communications, leadership and purpose as well as on advanced stakeholder management and business and human rights.
In 2009, Edlund became the first individual recipient of the EMEA Sabre awards, for his lifetime achievement as a PR leader. In 2013, the Institute for Public Relations bestowed on him its highest honor, the Alexander Hamilton Medal, for advancing the practice of PR. The Arthur W. Page Society inducted him into its Hall of Fame in 2015.