Gisela Lindstrand began her career in 1983 as a journalist. Between 1989-1996 she was political adviser and press secretary to the Prime Minister of Sweden. In 1996 she took on a position as Information Director for SABO, a Swedish Association of Public Housing Companies. In 2001 she was appointed Press Relations Manager at NCC, the Swedish construction company. Between 2004-2007 she was Government Affairs Director for Pfizer, a world-leading biopharmaceutical company. 2007 she started her position as Senior Vice President Corporate Communications and Public Affairs at Swedish-based security solutions company Securitas, where her responsibilities include investor relations, branding and corporate social responsibilities.