The awards Swede of the Year and Swedish Company of the Year, aim to recognize initiatives from people and organisations that have made a remarkable footprint in Singapore.

The Nomination Criteria for the Swede of the Year Award: 

This is an important acknowledgement of an outstanding person from the Swedish community who through her or his work and dedication has created a positive impact either in Singapore or in the region.  

The Swede of the year 2019 was awarded to Mr Janek Schergen, Artistic Director of Singapore Dance Theatre

The Nomination Criteria for the Swedish Company of the Year Award: 

This award has a broad scope, it brings forward extraordinary accomplishments that can come in many forms.

The winner can be a company with a great impact, social or financial, in the region, it can also be an innovative fast mover with huge growth potential, a great advocate for the Swedish brand or a fantastic mix of many factors.

The Swedish Company of the year 2019 was awarded to Scania Pte Ltd Singapore

Winners from previous years

“Swede of the Year”

2019: Janek Schergen

2018: Annelie Nikou

2017: Catharina Jevrell

2016: Bertil Andersson

2015: Together for Charity

2014: Mikael Hartmann

2012: Gunilla Daintry

2011: Mike Kannberg


“Swedish Company of the Year”

2019: Scania

2018: Atlas Copco

2017: IKEA Singapore

2016: Nöjdhs Underwater Technology 

2015: Envac Singapore