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Per Jaldung

Per Jaldung


Per Jaldung is a proven leader in the casino and entertainment industry with 19 years of leadership experience. He currently serves as the CEO of Casino Cosmopol in Sweden which operates three midsize land based casinos in Stockholm, Gothenburg and Malmo.

Per also proudly serves as the Chairman of the European Casino Association (ECA) since 2015, supporting approximately 1,000 casinos across Europe in 30 member-countries.

Prior to entering the casino entertainment business, Per served in multiple capacities for the Stockholm Police Department and the National Criminal Intelligence Service for 13 years. His background in law enforcement lead him to start working for Casino Cosmopol in 2002 as head of Security and Surveillance, then promoted to General Manager of the Gothenburg property in 2005. In 2008, Per was appointed CEO of Casino Cosmopol and continues to guide the future of the company. Per is also head of Svenska Spel’s VLT operations consisting of 4300 VLTs in 1300 restaurants and bingo halls. He studied law at Uppsala University in Sweden and is an alumni of the Executive Development Program (EDP) at UNLV Las Vegas.

Per retired from his functions at Casino Cosmopol at his own request on 31.12.2022. This also necessitated his resignation as Chairman of the ECA, which was carried out at the General Meeting on 7 February 2023. Due to his many years of successful service to the ECA, the General Assembly unanimously decided to award Per the title of Honorary President.

Over the past years, Per has been invited to speak at several international casino conferences on a range a various casino related topics and is widely considered an industry expert.