Margaretha Haglund has a long career in tobacco control. 1997-2006 she was the President of INWAT, International Network of Women Against Tobacco. Margaretha Haglund was also in charge of the national tobacco control program in Sweden 1992-2007 working at the Swedish National Institute of Public Health. In between 1979-1992 she was the head of tobacco control at the National Board of Health and Welfare. Since 2011 she is a senior adviser at ThinkTank Tobaksfakta (an independant NGO) in Sweden. During several years she also served as a tobacco control expert to the Swedish Ministry of Health on matters related to the FCTC. (2000-2010).Among all she was in charge of Sweden´s contribution to the FCTC Article 12 Guidelines. (Sweden was one of the Key Facilitators). Margaretha has given numerous presentations at both national and international conferences on various tobacco control subjects as well as been author/co-author of several scientific articles on tobacco and tobacco control. She has also received several prestigious awards like the WHO medal and the Luther Terry Award in 2006.