Måns Svensson is President of Jönköping University from 1 April 2024.

Måns Svensson is professor of sociology of law and has many years of experience of leadership assignments from both Lund University and Halmstad University. He comes most recently from the role as head of the School of Education, Humanities and Social Sciences at Halmstad University.

Måns has been a member and chairman of research councils and has worked in various ways with working life and work environment-related issues, both in his research and in management functions. Among other things, he has been involved in building up the Centre for Work Environment and Leadership at Lund University, where he was also director for a number of years, and he has been chairman of the Forum for Working Life Research in Sweden (FALF).

As a sociologist of law, Måns has extensive experience of working in close co-operation with authorities and has contributed to various legislative processes. He has also led development work within the framework of LU innovation, including in collaboration with telecoms companies. Måns has a background as a reserve officer and is an active leader in the Swedish Home Guard.