Louise Åkesson is the first trainee at the chamber in Seattle through SACC-USA’s Trainee Program. Louise started her studies at Växjö University and in 2002 she was recruited to Washington State University’s Track and Field team. In 2005 she graduated from WSU with two Bachelors, one in International Business with a minor in Public Relations and the other in Social Sciences.
After graduation she worked a year for a large international corporation in Seattle and later came in contact with the Swedish Consulate where she obtained a position.
In 2007 she started working as the Marketing and Event Coordinator for SACC – Seattle and has arranged many successful events for the chamber so far.
In her free time, Louise likes to go on hikes, snowboarding, do triathlons and workout.