Lars-Hjalmar Wide has over four decades of experience from bi- and multilateral diplomatic posts abroad as well as from leadership positions at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm. He has deep knowledge of and experience from multilateral negotiations in the United Nations. He has been Director General for the Inspectorate for Strategic Products (a governmental export control agency) and has served as First Marshal of the Court of H.M. The King of Sweden in charge of planning and implementation of  the official program of the Royal Family. He has served as Sweden’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Malta, The Holy See and until September 2019 to Spain and Andorra. He is currently vice chairman of the Foundation for the Stockholm Prize in Criminology.