Mr. Ola Bergström is the Director for International Affairs at the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority and serves as Swedish Representative (alternate) of the Governmental Advisory Committee to ICANN.
Mr. Bergström represents Sweden at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as well as EuroDIG and is responsible for the work in the Telecommunications Union (ITU), under the assignment from the Swedish Government, in particular engaging in internet and cybersecurity related issues.
Mr. Bergström is further responsible for the extensive capacity building work carried out by the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority, in particular the cooperation since 2016 with a large number of telecom regulators in subSaharan Africa on various ICT and technology related issues.
Mr. Bergström is very active in the policy debate in the European Union on various ICT and technology related issues, at the moment on issues relating to the European Commission Digital Strategy such as DSA.
In 2020 the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority chaired the organization for telecom regulators in the European Union, Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC), where Mr. Bergström has been actively engaged in the cooperation between BEREC and other regulatory networks and regulatory authorities globally.
Mr. Bergström is currently assigned as expert to the Governmental Committee for a European Union Regulation on preventing the dissemination of terrorist content online
Mr. Bergström has prior to his current position at the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority worked on ICT and technology issues in different capacities, for the Swedish Govern and for the Swedish Competition Authority.