Our Nordic team of consultants

Susanna Eliasson Ogunro

Susanna Eliasson Ogunro

Stockholm Office

Susanna is the coordinating officer of Conflict Prevention Group.

She is instrumental in our outreach projects as well as building relations on governmental and other official levels.

Susanna has extensive professional experience and education in relevant psychological methods such as cognitive behavioral therapy, transpersonal therapy, psychosyntesis and gestalt therapy.

Email: susanna.elisasson (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Christer Larsson

Christer Larsson

Stockholm Office

Christer is coordinating our international initiatives, governmental- and NGO cooperation.

He has spent a decade on confidence building- and security enhancement initiatives in the Murmansk- and Kaliningrad regions in Russia, on behalf of the swedish MFA and Olof Palmes International Center.

He has decades of award winning investigative reporting on national and international security as well as project management initiatives in Africa and South East Asia.

Email: christer.larsson (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Ulf Gustavsson

Ulf Gustavsson

Stockholm Office

Ulf Gustavsson has for many years been the Managing Director of the Red Cross Treatment Center in Uppsala.

He is a leg. psychologist and leg. psychotherapist and has specialized in extensive treatment of war- and refugee related trauma, post traumatic stress, coaching, counseling and teaching.

He is co-author of ”Krig, tortyr och flykt - vad det gör med människan och hur vi kan hjälpa”.

Email: ulf.gustavsson (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Håkan Sandvik

Håkan Sandvik

Stockholm Office

Håkan Sandvik is our specialist on religious groups and movements and their driving forces, with a focus on the wider Middle East. He speaks Arabic and has hands-on experience from the Levant since the 1980’s.

Håkan is a theologian and lecturer with the Migration Court and a regular contributor on religious and existential issues with the Swedish Broadcasting Cooperation.

Email: hakan.sandvik (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Annalena Ståhl

Annalena Ståhl

Gothenborg Office

Annalena Ståhl is our specialist on dialogue (field) projects with a wide range of opposition groups in Syria.
She has been assigned as a psycho-therapist to this complicated task on behalf of the Royal Folke Bernadotte Academy, since 2017.

Annalena has extensive experience working with traumatized refugees and trauma-therapy with dignity and honour themes. As well as counseling, supervision, leadership- and business development, artistic process development and teaching.

Email: annalena.stahl (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Paul Olson

Paul Olson

Oslo Office

Paul has extensive experience covering moderate to severe disorders that is abundant in the world conflict areas: psychoses, post traumatic conditions, anxiety, fears, suicidal depression and personality disorders.

He has worked in international management but transitioned to psychology which became a full doctorate in psychology and psychotherapy.

Paul works as a coach, mentor, clinical supervisor and lecturer.

Email: paul.olson (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Mariann Marthinussen

Mariann Marthinussen

Oslo Office

Mariann Marthinussen coordinates our activities and relationship buildings in Norway. She is a therapist and coach with international business experience from Norway and the US.

Mariann has extensive professional experience and education in transpersonal psychology. Working with coaching, counseling, teaching, supervision and leadership development.

As well as a group facilitator with focus on non violent communication and conflict resolution.

Email: mariann.marthinussen (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com

Birger Norup

Birger Norup

Copenhagen Office

Birger Norup, based in Copenhagen and is our representative in Denmark. He has for two decades of worked within conflict resolution, profiling, management and communication on the Nordic as well as on the European scene.

Birger has previously been the co-president of the Global Alliance for Infrastructure and Peace.

Email: birger.norup (at) conflictpreventiongroup.com