Research team

Martin Lundmark

Associate fellow

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Biographical information

Areas of expertise

  • Defence economics
  • Arms industry
  • Defence policies
  • Military and operational issues

Professional experience

  • Policy analysis for Ministry of Defence
  • Policy and scholarly collaboration with actors in Europe, the USA and Asia
  • Guest researcher in France and in the USA

Other activities

  • Programme Director for Master’s programme in Defence and Security systems
  • Lecturer at Swedish Defence University for Officer’s Programme, Higher Officer’s Programme and Civil Master’s Programme
  • Numerous invitations to present at conferences and workshops in Europe, the USA and Asia (Japan, Singapore, South Korea)


  • PhD in Business Administration at the Stockholm School of Economics (2011; PhD title: Transatlantic Defence Industry Integration – Discourse and action, the organizational field of the defence market)
  • Master’s degree (Industrial marketing) in Business Administration from Uppsala University
  • Technical officer for JA37 Viggen, Swedish Air Force College (now reserve officer, Swedish Air Force)


In the publication series Défense & Industries from Fondation pour la recherche stratégique:

  • “Sweden and Finland steering towards NATO – absent anchorage in Ankara”, 2022
  • “The Gripen Fighter: Present and Future Flight”, 2017
  • “The Patriot act — Sweden’s choice of medium range air defence”, 2017
  • “Defending Sweden under the new government coalition”, 2015
  • “The maiden voyage of Saab Kockums”, 2014
  • “Kockums – the Repatriation of the Swedish Underwater Crown Jewel”, 2014