Director (Commander Reservist) Thomas Ljungqvist
Director Business Development & Strategy, Saab Dynamics Underwater Systems
Thomas Ljungqvist is 45 years old and has his experience from Navy EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal). Thomas has served as a mine clearance diver, Dive master, navigational officer and XO onboard different naval vessels in the Swedish Navy. The last years of service Thomas was operating both at sea but also supporting land operations in Afghanistan and in Sudan were he conducted and commanded IED (Improvised Explosive Disposal) operations. Thomas retired as Commander and has 15 years of experience as a commanding officer at all levels up to Squadron commander. Thomas finished his master thesis in war science 2012 that focused on naval deterrence against irregular groups in Lebanon and Somalia. Today he is working as a Director Business Development & Strategy at Saab Dynamics Underwater Systems and partly as a Reserve Officer at the Swedish Armed Forces HQ.