About the Council

Anna Larsson

Anna Larsson

Communications Director

Anna Larsson is Communications Director at the World Shipping Council as of October 2020.  She will lead the organization’s communication activity to advance the work of the WSC and she is based in Europe.

Prior to joining the World Shipping Council, Ms. Larsson served as Head of Corporate Communications, VP, for Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA and has held several senior communication, marketing and sustainability roles for the company over the past decade. 

With over 25 years’ experience in international communication and sustainability, Ms Larsson holds a Master’s in Business and Marketing from Lund University and a post-graduate degree in Journalism from the University of Gothenburg. She has also certified as a “One Planet Leader”, a sustainability change program run by WWF and IMD, and has executive education from Thunderbird Executive Education and Stockholm School of Economics. Her professional background includes management positions within Corporate Communications at Akzo Nobel in Sweden and the Netherlands.

Ms Larsson was the elected Chair of the Trident Alliance, a shipping industry initiative working for the robust enforcement of Sulphur regulations, from October 2015 to June 2018.