Hans Linde is the chairman of RFSU since 2017. Hans has extensive experience from various civil society organizations and currently holds assignments in IPPF and the American abortion law organization IPAS. Hans was a member of the Parliament and its Foreign Affairs Committee 2006-17. He was the leader of the Left Party for five years. He was born in Skåne, but now lives in Gothenburg. Hans has studied Political Science, Economics and African Studies at the University of Gothenburg and has previously worked as a treatment assistant with children and young people.