SONY DSCI’m an associate professor at the Division of Fire Safety Engineering, Lund University (, where I for the past few years have been resonsible for the fire laboratory ( I started my career as a fire fighter in the Swedish Air Force in 1986. In 1989 I earned my Bachelors degree in fire protection engineering and in 2002 a Ph.D. at Lund University in Sweden. Since 1994 I have been involved in experimental and theoretical investigations on fire fighting tactics, including fire fighting methods as well as problems of command and control. The safe and effective use of fire fighting resources is a particularly important feature of my work. Also, I’m proudly involved at the local fire brigade, as a fire fighter/crew commander ( or