Manager, Swedish Rail Agency
Heléne Jarefors studied at Linkoeping Institute of Technology, where she gained a civil engineering MSc.degree in electrical engineering. She has also studied Railway Engineering in Aengelholm. Between 1995 and 2003, Mrs Jarefors was a signalling engineer at the Swedish Rail Administration. Mrs. Jarefors held a position as the Project Manager for development of new Interlocking and lineblock systems. In year 2000, Mrs. Jarefors worked for UIC in Switzerland in the Euro-Interlocking Project.
Since 2004 Mrs Jarefors is an employee of the Swedish Rail Agency, where she has been responsible for approval of railway signalling systems and for railway harmonisation work within the European Union. Since 2008 Mrs. Jarefors is the manager for the technical unit within the Swedish Rail Agency.