Born in 1944. Björn Franzon was formerly Deputy Managing Director of the Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund (AP4), Sweden’s largest shareholder at the time and a cornerstone of the Swedish pensions system. Before then, he was a journalist at the business newspaper Affärsvärlden, where he met Laszlo Szombatfalvy, who became a mentor for an entire team of stock market analysts. He has since worked on the production and internationalisation of Laszlo’s book The Greatest Challenges of Our Time (published in Swedish with the title Vår tids största utmaningar by Ekerlids Publishing House, in 2009). Björn Franzon has an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics.