Jonas Eriksson is the most successful Swedish referee of all time. He was a FIFA international referee between 2002 and 2018 and has experience from international championships as the World Cup, the European Football Championship, and the Champions League. Jonas has combined a carrier in football with a very successful carrier as an entrepreneur. During the autumn of 2021, he is also one of the judges/investors in the Swedish version of “Dragon’s Den” (Draknästet).
In September 2021 his book “Korthuset” (“House of cards”) is released, where he describes his escapades from working in the world of International top football.
As a public speaker, Jonas Eriksson often lectures on the topics of leadership and communication. Based on his experiences as a referee and the encounters with the world’s best football stars, like Messi, Zlatan, and Ronaldo, he tells his story about rapid decisions, the necessity of excellent communication, how to perform under extreme pressure, and the similarities between the working life and the world of sports.
You don’t have to be a football fan to appreciate Jonas Eriksson’s stories about leadership, handling conflicts, inspiration, personal development, teams, and communication.