Bergqvist set up a company, Quinta de la Rosa, producing port and wine form the family vineyard in N Portugal. Prior to this, she spent fifteen years working for the strategic management consultants, Booz, Allen & Hamilton in London, Paris and Lisbon as a Principal, responsible for marketing and media.
She has always been interested in education and economic development having studied Geography at Cambridge University. She is a Governor of a secondary school, Fitzharrys, in Abingdon and sits on the Council at the University of Buckingham. She has become moved by the plight of the Afghanis and strongly believes that we have a responsibility to help them since our involvement in the country post September 11th.
As a patron, she hopes to bring her entrepreneurial, business and marketing skills to Afghan Connection. Return to Patrons (UK) page.