Swedac is a government authority. The Director General alone is responsible for the authority’s operations.

This management form is intended to meet the government’s need for a strong and more direct guidance of the authority and to speed up the implementation of political decisions.

An advisory council sits alongside the Director General. The advisory council meets the requirements for democratic transparency and citizen influence.

Swedac has approximately 120 employees. About 80 people work at the head office in Borås and 40 in the Stockholm office.