Co-Founder and CEO of Strand Strategy
Simon Strand is an entrepreneur and long-time communications strategist. In his career, he has been crucial in creating a long row of internationally awarded projects for major brands and blue chip companies, ranging from Lufthansa and Audi to sports club AIK.
He has received an honorary award in Lobbyist of the Year for pushing for changes in Swedish legislation, have advised a series of startups, and functioned as the go-to advisor (and unlicensed therapist) for numerous CEOs at both large and smaller fast-growing companies.
Simon have managed several high-profile crisis situations, helps agencies and comms departments recruit people, and is an occasional columnist in Swedish business magazines.
In 2018, he was awarded most influential PR adviser in Sweden by Cision. Shortly after, he quit PR to start his own boutique business development firm.