Our People

Learn more about the people behind Polmanarkivet. Interested in being a part of our journey? Get in touch about volunteering.

Our Team

Jake Peterson

Jake Peterson


Jake’s greatest dream is to reveal stories that have been buried in history. He does this through rigorous research and combing through archives to preserve stories for future generations. Jake has qualifications in narrative therapy and family studies, and is an author, family historian, and researcher. In 2022, he published his first book, “Arcadia.” Follow Jake on Instagram @polmanarkivet

Kriti Bajaj

Kriti Bajaj


Kriti Bajaj is a writer, editor and researcher. She has studied English literature, social anthropology and languages, and has worked with international publications, auction houses and independent clients. Despite being a city dweller, she is a mountain person at heart, and enjoys travelling the world. Her goal is to write and live stories. Follow Kriti on Instagram @wildirisgenealogy

Join Us

We’d love to hear from you!

  • Are you a genealogist or family historian who specialises in 16th, 17th, and 18th century Germany, Sweden, or Estonia?
  • Do you have knowledge of heraldry and nobility in Sweden?
  • Are you a museum curator, archivist, or records manager with an interest in growing a small archive?
  • Are you a one-name researcher who can share knowledge and guidance on one-name studies?

We’re looking for volunteers to help us. Get in touch.