It is with great confidence that Lena Söderberg takes over as Director-General. She is looking forward to a challenging and exciting time at the geological survey.

SGUs Director General Lena SöderbergDirector-General Lena Söderberg. Photo: Carl-Erik Alnavik.

– SGU is an agency with excellent reputation among its stakeholders and with an important public mission. We have many both knowledgeable and committed employees. Our mission to be the expert authority on bedrock, soil and groundwater is becoming increasingly important in an era of climate change, environmental impact and the world's increasing demand for minerals, says Lena Söderberg.