Axel Arnö, Sveriges Television (SVT), Sweden

Axel Arnö has been commissioning editor at SVT since 1998. He was previously a newspaper reporter, working in news, feature and current affairs. He also created and managed SVT's investigative documentary strand Dokument inifrån. Since 2004, Axel works at SVT’s documentary department where he deals with current affairs, special series and creative documentaries. He has commissioned numerous award winning international co-productions.

In 2006, Axel was elected chairman of the EBU Documentary Group. He is a regular at the big documentary festivals and forums where he is frequently seen as moderator.

Axel is 50, married, has three kids, two cats, four bikes and lives just outside Stockholm.