In this episode of the Leadership Matters Podcast, Steve Parker talks to Fredrik Boye – the outgoing head of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Taipei. Fredrik was a trailing spouse in Taiwan though a successful business person in his own right and had to build his own networks from the ground up eventually becoming the Executive Director of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce. Steve talks to Fredrik about building networks and how to thrive in a new environment.
With a mission to better connect Taiwan with the global talent market and cultivate international talents locally, today National Taiwan University hosted the “NTU International Mentorship Program” Press Conference and Letter of Intent Signing Ceremony.
The event was hosted by NTU President Chung-Ming Kuan, and SCCT was there together with representatives from our Gold Members 愛立信通訊櫥窗(Ericsson Taiwan)and Atlas Copco Taiwan, looking forward to participating in the country’s premiere mentorship-style internship program, tailor made for international students this summer.

Our CEO held a keynote speech to Taiwanese minsters, prominent foreign guests and students at the Taiwan Municipal Zhong Zheng Senior High School. The topic was sustainability and how Stockholm, capital of Sweden, managed to move to a complete carbon free bus system for public transport.

The Chamber took part in a panel discussion and survey about sustainability and Smart Cities with Taiwanese students

The Chamber was invited to take part in the grand opening of IKEA’s new Neihu store in Taipei

CEO Fredrik Boye on Magic English (English, 中文) to talk about Swedish business in Taiwan, Swedish leadership and Swedish values

Swedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei and Zhongzheng Senior High School organize Sweden Day (China Daily News) (中文)

Swedish Chamber of Commerce Visits NTPU (English)

Swedish Chamber of Commerce and German Institute Taipei Visits Mayor Ko’s Office (中文)

CEO Fredrik Boye: Taiwan Can Help (Swedes Worldwide) (svenska)

Representative of German Institute Taipei and Swedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei Visit Mayor Ko (English)

Project Coordinator Julia Bergström on Magic English (English, 中文)

CEO Fredrik Boye speaks on Swedish Radio: Swedes Abroad Might Not Receive Vaccine (svenska)

Swedish Chamber of Commerce Taipei Visits Gold Member IKEA’s Grand Opening of Xindian Store(中文)