Sten Nordland was born in Stockholm, coming from a family of writers. After graduating with a degree in Economics and Statistics at Stockholm University, he started his professional career in the late 1960's as a chief accountant in the credit card business. Finding life behind a desk not being fast enough, he set off on his own travelling the world seeking out new business ventures.
Sten Nordland is a qualified statistician and also has a couple of non-fiction books to his credit.
Sten Nordland now lives in Spain.