Lars Silver

Member of council

(b. 1966) professor

Lars Silver is professor of trade and logistics at the School of Business, Umeå University, and assistant head of department at the department of business administration. Lars is currently also chairman of the Swedish Business Economists’ Association, which brings together nearly nine hundred employed business economists at 25 Swedish universities. Lars received his doctorate at Uppsala University with a thesis on the financing of smaller companies and has subsequently worked for ten years at KTH with, among other things, investigations regarding preferential rights, entrepreneurs’ guarantee commitments and business angel networks. Lars has also worked on a number of projects related to smaller companies’ financing and general growth, and over the years has interviewed over a hundred business leaders on issues related to company growth.