Jerker Sjögren is economist (Umeå University/School of Economics, 1972). He has a long career within both public and private sector as management consultant or head of different organizations. Since beginning of 2016 Jerker Sjögren is an independent consultant within his own company, Jesjo Konsult. From March 2011 Jerker Sjögren has been responsible for building up and operating CLOSER, a new Swedish arena for transport efficiency, focusing on innovation and research. High Capacity Transport (HCT) is one of three focus areas for CLOSER. Since 2015 Jerker Sjögren has been chairman for the ITF/OECD working group on HCT. Jerker Sjögren was earlier Senior Adviser at the Swedish Ministry of Enterprise, Energy and Communications responsible for strategic logistics issues and coordinator of the Swedish Logistics Forum.
Towards safe, efficient and sustainable road freight transport – infrastructure and vehicle fleet perspective