Christian Wikander joined HBO Europe in September 2020, taking on the role as Commissioning Editor and VP Original Programming for the Nordic productions. Before joining HBO Europe, Christian headed drama at London based Twelve Town, including development and production of original premium dramas such as The Child in Time.
Christian’s extensive credits from the TV industry includes Head of Drama at SVT and serving as Executive Producer on shows such as Broen (The Bridge) and Äkta Människor (Real Humans). As Head of Drama and Entertainment at SVT West (Gothenburg) he amongst other things brought Sweden’s longest-running gameshow On the Right Track into a modernised version reaching new audiences, and commissioned the international and interactive Emmy-awarded drama Sanningen om Marika (The Truth About Marika). As producer and director, Christian ran SVT’s flagship drama Rederiet (High Seas) for 3 years.
Christian Wikander will be joining the signature session at THIS SERIES – Meet the Nordic Drama Bosses 2021 on October 29, 2021.
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