Advisory Group

The following professionals and academics, who have considerable expertise in refugee and other migrant support, transnational families, young carers, children’s wellbeing, education and health, participate in the Advisory Group 




  • Lena Simonsson-Torsstensson, Director, Lutheran Diocese of Lund, Sweden (project partner) 
  • Karolin Johansson, County Administrative Board Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne) 
  • Braem Sager, Yallatrappan Malmö, Coordinator for projects on parenting support 
  • Emma-Lina Wall, Malmö municipality, Project Coordinator, Unit for Children and Family 
  • Anne Harju, Associate Professor in Children and Youth Studies, Faculty of Education and Society, Malmö University
  • Elisabeth Mangrio, Paediatric Nurse and Associate Professor, Department of Care Science at Malmö University. 
  • Hilda Gustafsson , PhD student, Malmö University, exploring health implications of prolonged waiting among transnational families in the family reunification process.