Executive Board

Mikael Kärrsten

Group CTO


Mikael K


Mikael KärrstenGroup CTO
Joined Tryg2022
Joined the Executive Board2023
EducationMaster in Business Economics
Career2023 - : Group CTO
2022 – 2023 : PPU Director, Tryg
2018 – 2022 : Chief UW Officer, RSA Scandi
2016 – 2018 : UW Director Trygg Hansa
2015 – 2016 : UW Director Codan A/S
2012 – 2014 : Commercial UW Director, RSA Scandinavia
2012 : Nordic Head of Portfolio Management Commercial Motor CL, RSA Scandinavia
2006 – 2012 : Various positions, If P&C, Sweden
2004 – 2005 : Financial Consultant, Capto Financial Consulting
2001 – 2004 : Underwriter & Product Area Manager, Sirius International Re
Board seatsTrafikförsäkringsföreningen
ExperienceSince April 2022, Mikael Kärrsten has been PPU Director in Tryg. Before then (2018-2022) Chief UW Officer and part of the management in RSA Scandinavia (including Trygg-Hansa, Codan Danmark and Codan Norway). 2016-2018 part of Trygg-Hansa (RSA Sweden) in the position as UW Director for Trygg-Hansa. Mikael Kärrsten has extensive experience from insurance management, in particular within the technical field including portfolio management, case underwriting, pricing and product management. Over the past 15+ years he has held management position within underwriting, both in commercial and personal lines. Before joining Tryg as part of the acquisition of Trygg-Hansa and Codan Norway in April 2022 as PPU Directior, he held positions as Underwriting Director for Trygg-Hansa (2016-201) and Chief UW Officer for RSA Scandi (2018-2022).
CompetenciesMikael Kärrsten’s key competencies include management, case underwriting, pricing, profitability, analytics, portfolio management and product development. Mikael Kärrsten is a commercial-oriented, insurance technical executive with a strong strategic focus as well as focus on setting and achieving ambitious goals. Having spent two decades within insurance he has the understanding of most insurance activities and have the ability to connect dots and simplify complex issues and generating results by proactive leadership.
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