Per (Pelle) Strömberg is the Centennial Professor of Finance and Private Equity at the Stockholm School of Economics (SSE). He is also Visiting Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He holds a PhD and MSc from Carnegie Mellon University, and an undergraduate degree from SSE. Per teaches corporate finance and private equity and has won several teaching awards at SSE and Booth. His research is in the field of corporate finance and governance, much of it focusing on private equity and venture capital. His current research projects include the role of business angels in entrepreneurial finance and the responses of firms to taxation of greenhouse gas emissions. His work has been published in top academic journals in economics and finance and has been acknowledged by best paper prizes in many of them. In 2011 he was awarded the Assar Lindbeck Medal, given bi-annually to an economist active in Sweden below the age of 45.