Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder is Chief Information Security Officer at the Swedish Internet Foundation. She is ranked as one of Sweden’s leading experts on IT security. In 2013 Anne-Marie was the first Swede to become inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame where she ends up in the company of, among others, Internet pioneers like Vint Cerf and Steve Crocker.
She is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), Section XII, Information Technology. She is also director of the board of the Swedish Transport Administration, the Swedish Law and Informatics Research Institute (IRI), SSF Stöldskyddsföreningen, and the board of IEDR, the Irish Domain Registry. She is furthermore a member of the information security council of the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency (MSB) and of the Swedish National Digitalisation Council.
Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder is one of the few people in the world who has been assigned as Trusted Community Representative in the role as a Crypto Officer where she participates in the DNSSEC key generation and signing for the internet root zone, having been appointed by the international organization ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers). She is also a member of The Registry Services Technical Evaluation Panel (RSTEP), a technical team under the GNSO (Generic Name Supporting Organization). RSTEP’s primary responsibility is to, if necessary, participate in the evaluation of applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).
She is a popular and often asked for speaker, as well as a frequently asked expert in public inquiries on for example matters relating to digitalization in society, Internet infrastructure, and security, information security management and culture. She answers frequently on governmental referrals within the same area. Previous employers include the Swedish Agency of Administrative Development and the Swedish ICT Commission. Anne-Marie Eklund Löwinder has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Stockholm.