Per Strömberg is the SSE Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity at the Stockholm School of Economics, and the current holder of the Söderberg Professorship in Economics. He is also Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He holds a PhD and MSc from Carnegie Mellon University, and an undergraduate degree from SSE. Dr Strömberg's research has primarily focused on the two areas of bankruptcy and private equity finance.
Strömberg’s teaching has been acknowledged with best teaching awards in the University of Chicago Booth European executive MBA programs in 2005, 2006, 2013, 2015, and 2016, in the Booth Asian executive MBA programs in 2014 and 2015, “Professor of the year” by the Chicago Booth AXP program in 2006, and the teacher of the year award at the Stockholm School of Economics in 2013.
Apart from his academic appointments, Dr. Strömberg is a a board member of the Sixth AP Fund, a public pension fund focused on private equity investments.
Strömberg earned an MBA in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in 1991. He earned a master's degree in industrial administration in 1993 and a PhD in finance in 1997, both from Carnegie Mellon University.