in Norrkoping, Sweden, 1950.
occupation: works as a database
manager with Norrköpings largest housing company.
of the founding members of UFO-Sweden in 1970, and co-founder
(with Håkan Blomqvist and Kjell Jonsson) of the
predecessor to Archives
for UFO Research, in 1973.
in the study of several Swedish close encounters, particularly
the Domsten case (Swedish booklet written with Clas Svahn)
and the Mariannelund (Gideon Johansson) humanoid case.
of the first researchers in Sweden to gain access to the
government archives on the waves of ghost
fliers (1930's) and ghost
of articles published in Swedish and English; editor of
the AFU Newsletter
since 1976 (issue #50 published in December 2005). Today,
the principal manager and chairman of AFU.
to several international compilations of UFO Research:
UFOs 1947-1987 The 40 Year Search
for an explanation (Fortean Tomes, 1987, ed.
by Evans & Spencer), Phenomenon
(Futura 1988, ed. Spencer/Evans) and UFOs
& Alien Contact (Prometheus Books 1998,
1997, wrote a chapter, "General
Doolittle and the Ghost Rockets", for
the book UFO 1947-1997 Fifty
Years of Flying Saucers (John Brown). The same
year, he wrote a chapter on Swedish cases from 1947 for
1947: A preliminary report on the 1947 UFO sighting wave
(UFO Research Coalition).
Member of the EuroUFONet that attempts to bring European
researchers and historical archives collections closer
to each other. Also a member of Project
1947 and the Sign
Historical Group (SHG)
that attempts the same on a more global level.