Karin Gardes (COO)

Karin Gardes

Chief Operating OfficerOffice of the Chief Operating Officer
+46 (0)720 50 60 82

As Chief Operating Officer, Karin is responsible for the Operational Departments of SIWI.

She joined SIWI in 2020 after a long and established career with more than 20 years in international development cooperation, where she held various positions at the UN, the EU, International IDEA and Save the Children.

She holds two Master degrees from the Stockholm School of Economics and the College of Europe in Belgium. Karins areas of expertise include international relations, global policy and advocacy work, strategy development and partnership building.