Henrik is the founder of bokförlaget Minotaur, a Swedish press specialised in crime and suspense now owned by Forum Bonniers. He introduced writers such as Peter Robinson, Denise Mina, Stephen Booth, Mark Billingham and Reginald Hill to the Swedish readers. He has also worked as a literary agent.

In 2009 he made his literary debut with the novel Den falske vännen (The False Friend) which was shortlisted for the Swedish Debut Award and nominated for Prix Fémina Étranger in France, for best foreign novel (Grasset / Livre de Poche). It was also published in Germany by BTB Luchterhand in 2015.

He holds A bachelor in Business and Economics and a Master degree in creative writing from Lund University. He grew partly up in Germany and speaks the language fluently.