Karin Forseke joined the Board of Alliance Trust in March 2012 and became Chairman in April 2012. She is currently a Non-Executive Director of Wallenius Lines AB. She is also a Board member of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and a member of The Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
Previously, Karin was Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director of the Financial Services Authority until July 2012, a Non-Executive Director of the Royal Opera in Stockholm until April 2012 and Non-Executive Director of Eniro AB until April 2011; she was Chief Executive Officer of D Carnegie & Co AB from 2003 to 2006 and Chief Operating Officer of the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (LIFFE) from 1996 to 1998.
She has also held positions as Head of Distribution for Westpac Banking Corporation's Financial Markets Group in London and Director of Business Development for the OMLX Exchange in London.