One of the departments is the Mining Inspectorate. This is the official body in Sweden responsible for issuing permits for exploration and mining. The Mining Inspectorate is headed by the Chief Mining Inspector.

The SGU head office is located in Uppsala. We also have branch offices in Göteborg, Lund, Malå and Stockholm. The offices of the Mining Inspectorate are located in Luleå.

  

Director-General

Lena Söderberg, tel. +46 18 17 91 26

Deputy Director-General

Göran Risberg, tel. +46 18 17 91 35

Operational Support

Head of Department: Lars Molde, tel. +46 18 17 91 54

Mineral Resources

Head of Department: Kaj Lax, tel. +46 18 17 93 94

Physical Planning

Head of Department: Lars-Inge Larsson, tel. +46 18 17 90 69

Geohydrology

Head of Department: Göran Risberg, tel. +46 18 17 91 35

Mining Inspectorate

Chief Mining Inspector: Åsa Persson, tel. +46 920 23 79 07