In 2020, Ulf Erlandsson founded a nonprofit activist think tank called the Anthropocene Fixed Income Institute, or AFII. Through sophisticated analysis of bond markets, the organization seeks to hold corporations and governments accountable to climate goals.
Erlandsson worked for many years as a bond trader and fixed income portfolio manager, including on behalf of AP4, a Swedish public pension fund which currently manages the equivalent of more than $44 billion in assets. He also worked as a quantitative strategist at Barclays Capital. He holds a PhD in Economics from Lund University in Sweden.