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  • Mikael Fridell

    Mikael Fridell earned a master's degree in economics at the University of Uppsala and a bachelor's degree in economics at the University of Lund. His work and internship experiences encompass the public and private sectors and include a stint at an educational institute in Jerusalem, internship at the Swedish embassy in Manila, field study on the informal sector and microcredit in the West Bank, and positions at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and the SEB Financing Corp. in Stockholm. He won a Devex fellowship in February 2008, and worked out of our Barcelona office. Mikael is fluent in English and Swedish is his mother tongue.