Ida Karlberg Gidlund - is the CEO for Teach for Sweden and, since 2010, has been the CEO for the non-profit organization Rektorsakademien, a leading professional network for leadership in education and business with over 11,000 members.

 

She began her career as a science teacher and later became a principal. Ida has served as a consultant and speaker on a variety of subjects, including vision, value-driven organizations, leadership, communication, and employer branding. During her years as a principal she also designed and managed a project entitled “Student Coaching.”

 

Ida has a Masters of Education from Stockholm University and Lärarhögskolan and was a speaker at the Nordic Head Teacher Conference in 2010.

 

She has been honored as one of the 75 nominees for future women leaders in Sweden four years in a row.

 

In March 2016 Ida won the prestigious award as the year's Leadarship Developer at Chefgalan in Stockholm organized by the magazine Chef.