Oskar Ahlberg

 

President of the Swedish MPS Association, Member of the Board of Directors for Rare Diseases, Sweden

Oskar Ahlberg is a parent, President of the Swedish MPS Association, Member of the Board of Directors for Rare Diseases, Sweden. Oskar was born in Stockholm, Sweden, in 1971. He studied at the Royal Institute of Technology and got a Masters of Science in Computers and Marketing in 1996. After working for IT companies in Germany and the UK for a few years, he returned to Sweden and started a career as a serial entrepreneur. He has founded or co-founded several companies in the IT, green energy and real estate sectors.

He has mainly held managerial positions in the fields of sales, marketing and communication. He lives in Stockholm and has three children: Olivia born in 2012, Kasper born in 2014 and Molly born in 2019. In 2017, Kasper was diagnosed with MPS IIIa (Sanfilippo a), and Oskar gradually left the business world and focused more and more on volunteer work as a patient advocate for MPS patients in particular but also engaging with other rare disease issues. Today he is the president of the Swedish MPS Association, a member of the Board of Directors for Rare Diseases Sweden and is a member of the Swedish government Patient’s Council (representing the Rare Diseases patients group).


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