Malin Eklund has a PhD in biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology, KTH in Stockholm Sweden. After more than 10 years as a senior researcher and project manager within the pharmaceutical industry she joined the Swedish Research Council in 2014. During 2015-2017 she was working for the research council from Brussels focusing on a wide range of topics including health data and personalised medicine. In the beginning of 2021 Dr. Eklund started working for Sweden´s Innovation Agency, Vinnova. S
he is part of the team for Precision Health with a continued focus on improved and secure utilization of health data as well as strengthening international collaboration. She is representing Vinnova in the International Consortium of Personalised Medicine and member state representative in the 1+Million Genomes initiative signatory group.