Carl Bäckstrand

Co-Chair, Van Alen Council

Partner & Vice President, White

Over the past ten years, Carl Bäckstrand has held various management positions within White. Strategic development is fundamental to Carl’s role, both in his former position as Regional Director and in his current role as Director of White International and Vice President.

In addition to his role at White, he is also a board member of the Sustainable Business Hub of Scandinavia, member of the Board of Directors’ ARQ Research Foundation, and on the Board of Directors of the Swedish Association of Architects.

As Director of White International, he manages international projects, mainly in urban areas. During these projects, Carl has developed structured management processes that can support innovative planning of green areas. This model has been used successfully throughout various projects.