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Welcome to Global Child Forum’s Press Room which offers our latest press releases, fact sheets, multimedia files and contacts to help you get the story. It’s important for us to work with global journalists to share compelling stories and business insights that impact the well-being of the world’s children. Your work helps strengthen our efforts.

If you are a member of the media, please contact:

Linda Ravin Lodding
Head of Communications
Global Child Forum
linda.lodding@globalchildforum.org
mobile: +46 72 387 0248

Linda Ravin Lodding

Head of Communications

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Spokespersons

Executive bios

Katarina Mellström

Secretary General

Katarina has over twenty years of experience from managing companies with a focus on improving society and building bridges between stakeholders. Her most recent role was Senior Director at IVA, the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, but she also has CEO experience from Mandator, Fujitsu Services and more. Katarina serves on the board of several organizations and holds a Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm University. She joined the team in September 2022. As Secretary General, Katarina is responsible for strengthening Global Child Forum’s financial partnerships and continuing to drive the organizations strategy forward.
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Nina Vollmer

Senior Children´s Rights and Business Specialist

As Research Manager, Nina’s main area of responsibility is to lead and develop the work on the Corporate Benchmark Studies on children’s rights that Global Child Forum produces in collaboration with Boston Consulting Group. In addition to this work, she also takes on other research projects and works on developing the content/inviting speakers for Forums and events. She has previously worked at the Dag Hammarskjöld Foundation, the Swedish Teacher’s Union, the Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation – SweFOR in Colombia and SonyEricsson. She has also held the voluntary position of group secretary for Amnesty Business Group Sweden and been a member of the Board of Directors at Amnesty Sweden. She has a Master’s Degree in Political Science with a focus on human rights and development from Lund University in Sweden. Nina joined Global Child Forum in 2015.
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Matthew Goodwin

Head of Sustainable Investing

Matthew is pioneering a new role at Global Child Forum as a Finance Sustainability Manager responsible for building the Global Child Forum’s relationship with the financial services sector and ensuring that our sustainability data on children’s rights is made available to investors, asset managers and asset owners, helping them integrate children’s rights into their operations and investment decision-making process. Prior to joining Global Child Forum, he spent eight years at Lloyds Banking Group in London. Matthew studied Law and French at Université Paul Cézanne, Aix Marseille III and The University of Sheffield.
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Filippa Bergin

Head of Research and Development

Filippa Bergin has spent the last twenty years working within sustainability and human rights in business with organisations such as the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Storebrand group AS, Axel Johnson group, Axstores AB, the Karolinska Institute, Amnesty Business Group and other NGOs. She holds various board positions for several organizations inclusive of the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), Vinnova (Sweden’s innovation agency), and the Press Council which investigates breaches in Swedish press-ethical rules. Filippa joined Global Child Forum in January 202
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