Mundus International was founded by Jessica Nilsson Williams in 2012.  Today, she serves as the CEO and is flanked by Sean Williams as the company’s Commercial Director.

  • Jessica Nilsson Williams is the CEO & Founder of Mundus International. She has a long-standing interest in international affairs, having studied and worked in the field for more than 20 years. She began her career as the political advisor at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, and then worked in London and Singapore before returning to Stockholm. In 2011 she took up a senior role at the New Zealand Embassy before founding Mundus International in 2012. In addition to working for foreign missions, she has worked in sectors such as NGOs and non-profit organisations (e.g. the Clinton Foundation and the International Red Cross), and television.
  • Sean is responsible for Mundus’ strategy and commercial activities. He began his career in the oil industry Australia. After working internationally in commercial roles with BP in South Africa, the UK and Singapore he moved to Sweden with his family in 2009. He worked in business development and then as the Strategy and Growth Director for NASDAQ Commodities from 2009 to 2015. Sean holds an engineering degree from Adelaide University and an MBA from the Darden Business School at the University of Virginia. He blogs about energy and innovation at

The Mundus Team

Mundus International further consists of degree-qualified journalists and editors, all bringing a wide-range of skills and expertise to the Mundus Team. 

  • Adin Mezquida Slette is a journalist at Mundus News and a regular contributor to the Monthly Policy Review. She holds a Major in Urban Planning from the Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University. She has additional credits in political science and economy from the American University of Paris, Universidad de la República, Uruguay and Stockolm University. Adin has worked as a Political Advisor to a County Council Commissioner at the Stockholm County Council with regional planning as her area of expertise. The past 12 years she has spent abroad. 10 years in Singapore and now since two years in the UAE were she has been raising a family and pursuing several projects of personal interest always keeping alive a strong interest for politics, economy and the environment.
  • Axel is a journalist at Mundus News. He comes from an international background having lived from a very young age in Egypt, Turkey, Sweden and Greece but has in his adult life resided in Britain. Axel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the University of Leeds and is currently doing his Masters in Management at the Business School at Stockholm University. His academic language is English however Swedish is his mother tongue. Axel not only has a keen interest in international affairs, business, politics and sports but is also an avid reader and a seasoned traveller.
  • Carl is a journalist and editor working for the Mundus News and a regular contributor to the Monthly Policy Review. He has a First Class Honours degree in Philosophy from the University of Warwick and is currently pursuing an MPhil degree in Philosophy there. Carl has a strong interest in international affairs, politics, economics, finance, business and philosophy pertaining to all of these areas. As an MPhil student at Warwick he has secured two Departmental Scholarships, intended to promote research into topics related to Philosophy of Psychology and Philosophy of Language. During his undergraduate years, Carl also served as the Vice-President of the Warwick Philosophy Society.
  • Edgar Mannheimer is a journalist at Mundus News. Edgar has a passion for politics, foreign affairs and music. He grew up in Egypt, the US, Stockholm, and Jordan, following his mother’s job as a foreign correspondent. Bilingual with English as an academic language and Swedish as his mother tongue, he returned to Sweden to study at Lund University, where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and Arabic/Middle Eastern Studies. During his time in Lund he was editor-in-chief of Radio UPF, the radio committee of the Association of Foreign Affairs, and also started a music program as a solo project. After Lund, he moved to Stockholm and recieved a Master’s degree in journalism from Stockholm University’s media institution, JMK.
  • Jenny is a journalist at Mundus News and a contributor to the Monthly Policy Review. As well as writing for Mundus, Jenny currently works with press and culture at the Embassy of India. She has a keen interest in international relations and politics. Jenny has a degree in business administration and marketing from Nackademin and has previously worked in asset management for emerging markets.
  • Maddy Savage is a freelance journalist working as an editor for Mundus News alongside projects for a range of international broadcasters including the BBC, where she had a ten-year career before moving to Stockholm in 2014. She has reported from more than a dozen European countries and first fell in love with Sweden during an assignment to Gothenburg in 2006. She also presents and produces The Stockholmer, a podcast about the city's most inspiring voices.
  • Philip Barjami is an editor for Mundus News. He is also currently enrolled in the Master’s program at the Faculty of Journalism at Stockholm University. Philip holds a BSc in History and International Relations from the London School of Economics (LSE) with First Class Honours and has a Master’s in Middle Eastern Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) in London. He has previously worked as an interpreter and as a financial analyst, before deciding to become a journalist. He is fluent in English, Swedish and Farsi.


Mundus International develops long-term relationships with outstanding international professionals. Over time, many of these colleagues have shared their ideas and experience with us.  However, we have an ongoing relationship with the following Partners.
  • Catherine Mudford serves as an Advisor to Mundus International. She is a global HR professional, with specialist skills in Strategic Human Resource Development and Organisational Change. Catherine consults in the field of organisational development and provides executive education for University of Melbourne, Melbourne Business School, developing global leaders. Previously, Catherine worked for Singapore's Human Capital Leadership Institute (HCLI) a national institute with the aim of building Asian leaders with the ability to lead on the global stage.
  • Maria Masoomi is our partner for multi-cultural teamwork. She is a leading Swedish entrepreneur, dietitian, cookbook author and social critic. Maria is originally from Persia and has lived in Sweden since 1988. Based upon her personal experiences she is very committed to diversity and entrepreneurship. She is part of a government expert group for the the promotion of food in Sweden (Sverige det nya Matlandet) and has been awarded numerous awards, including Pioneer of the Year (2002) by Nordea and the Chamber of Commerce and “Woman of the year #1 2016” by the magazine Tara. The jury's motivation: “A woman whom with joy and a sense of humour connects people from all over the world through food”