As Executive Vice President of Skanska Infrastructure Development (ID), Mr. Eriksson brings more than 20 years of senior leadership and management experience in project development, project financing and public private partnerships. During his 16 years with Skanska ID, he has been part of delivering public private partnership projects (P3s) to the Skanska group in excess of $14 billion. Magnus is a member of Skanska ID’s executive team and overseas the P3 bid development activities in North America. Under his leadership three of the largest P3 projects to date in the US, the Midtown Tunnel Project, Virginia, the Ultimate I-4, Florida and most recently the LaGuardia Central Terminal Replacement Project in New York have been successfully closed and are now under construction.
Magnus has a vast international experience. For 3 years he served as Principal Investment Officer for the African Development Bank, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, responsible for private sector investments in Africa. He was instrumental in the delivering the first P3 project ever of its kind in Norway, Poland and Russia. In 2010, he successfully lead the development team for the world’s largest P3 hospital, the New Karolinska Hospital in Sweden, a project with a value of about USD 2bn and the first of its kind in Sweden.
Mr. Eriksson holds a law degree (LLM) from Lund University, Sweden, and has been working in the field of international project finance and PPPs for most of his career. Mr. Eriksson and his wife live in Northern Virginia and enjoy boating on the Chesapeake Bay.