Carl Westlund joined Mercer in January 2001. He graduated from Uppsala University 1983 with a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics. Carl has also studied economy for one year in Perugia, Italy, and is a member in the Swedish Society of Financial Analysts. Before joining Mercer Carl worked for six years with PRI.Pensionsgaranti, the leading Swedish credit insurance company in the pension business. Previous to PRI, Carl worked for one of the major Swedish banks for 10 years at various positions. Carl provides actuarial and general pensions advice according to local and international accounting standards. Carl also handles pension and benefit issues related to Mergers & Acquisitions for major Swedish and International companies. His clients are mainly listed Swedish companies, and companies owned from abroad. Carl is global client manager for Autoliv and Atlas Copco.