The Supreme Commander, Sverker Göranson.
Photographer: Torbjörn F Gustafsson/Försvarsmakten
The SC supervises the Armed Forces on a central level, assisted mainly by the director general and the Armed Forces Command. The Headquarters assist the Supreme Commander in his authoritative command.
At a local level the SC supervises the Armed Forces with the assistance of the heads of units, schools and centres.
The Armed Forces Command (AFC) consists of the Supreme Commander, the Director general, the Chief of Staff Armed Forces and Commander Armed Forces HQ, the Head of Plans and policy department Commander's staff, the Director Budget and finance, the Director Armed Forces Training and Procurement, the Director Personnel, the Director of Operations, the Director Military Intelligence and Security, the Director of Communication and Public Affairs and the Chief Legal Advisor.
The AFC handles matters on which the SC will or may take decisions and which are of primary significance or otherwise of great importance.