Ms. Thunell has been the Chairman of Mentor International since 2009 and Mentor Sweden since 2015. She was also earlier Chairman and CEO of Mentor Foundation USA during 2009 – 2013.
Ms. Thunell has over 17 years of working experience from the United States. She was CEO of the IT-company AXXA Corporation in Woodland Hills, CA. She also co-founded Ericsson Programmatic in the U.S. (a consulting firm in telecommunications that later became part of the Ericsson Group). She has worked as a consultant in leadership development since she 1992 when she founded Career Coach, a Human Resources consulting company. Since 2004 she works as an independent leadership coach and board professional.
She has co-founded two associations in Sweden promoting ethics and quality regarding mentoring and coaching, The European Mentoring and Coaching Council (EMCC) of Sweden and The Certified Mentors Association, (DMF).