Better Shelter is a nonprofit headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden. It is controlled by the philanthropic Housing for All Foundation.

The main purpose of the Housing for All Foundation is to engage in relief work amongst the needy through directly or indirectly wholly or partly owned subsidiaries, which contribute to better housing and sustainable development for the millions of people who lose their homes during conflicts and natural disasters and/or are poverty-stricken.


We are a small team of 10 people working within development and support, partnerships, communication and operations.

Johan Karlsson

and Managing Director

Lucia Arias Kapetinic

Partnerships Manager
(Americas, Africa, Europe)

Antony Merjan

Partnerships Manager
(MENA, Asia and the Pacific)

Märta Aretakis Terne

Head of Communications

Tim de Haas

Head of Technology

David K. Thalén

Head of Product Development