Managing Director

He has 25 years’ experience in management consulting and has held partner and senior management positions at Arthur D Little, where he led the telecommunications and financial services practices for the Nordic Region, and at Analysys Mason, where he led the Middle East and the Global Performance Improvement practice. In 1999, he founded Sense Strategy, a London-based advisory boutique which he led for 7 years.

He has advised governments, ministries, and organizations in telecommunications, financial services and education on a range of topics including strategy, regulatory policy advice, broadband deployment, infrastructure rollouts, socioeconomic cause and effects, smart cities, sustainable development, M&A and transformation. He performed the world’s first scientific calculation to ascertain the effect of broadband speed upgrades on GDP for which he received praise from the Prime Minister of Australia, and he co-invented the Ericsson Smart City Index.

His work has been quoted in leading publications such as The Economist and The Wall Street Journal. Almqvist holds a Master’s in Finance and Business Administration from the Stockholm School of Economics.