The awards Swede of the Year and Swedish Company of the Year, aim to recognize initiatives from people and organisations that have made a remarkable footprint in Singapore.

The Nomination Criteria for the Swede of the Year Award: 

This is an important acknowledgement of an outstanding person from the Swedish community who through her or his work and dedication has created a positive impact either in Singapore or in the region.  

The Nomination Criteria for the Swedish Company of the Year Award: 

This award has a broad scope, it brings forward extraordinary accomplishments that can come in many forms.

The winner can be a company with a great impact, social or financial, in the region, it can also be an innovative fast mover with huge growth potential, a great advocate for the Swedish brand or a fantastic mix of many factors.


Winners from previous years

“Swede of the Year”

2019: Janek Schergen

2018: Annelie Nikou

2017: Catharina Jevrell

2016: Bertil Andersson

2015: Together for Charity

2014: Mikael Hartmann

2012: Gunilla Daintry

2011: Mike Kannberg


“Swedish Company of the Year”

2019: Scania

2018: Atlas Copco

2017: IKEA Singapore

2016: Nöjdhs Underwater Technology 

2015: Envac Singapore