Board of Directors, Minesto.

Board of Directors

The Minesto Board of Directors consists of a mix of highly experienced people combining entrepreneurial track records and extensive experience of business development with expertise in technology development and commercialisation. 

Bengt Adolfsson, Chairman of the Board

Bengt Adolfsson is the Managing Director and owner of the investment company BGA Invest. Previous positions include the role as CEO and later the Chairman of Hildning Anders, at the time Europe´s largest bed company. During Bengt Adolfssons time at Hildning Anders the company grew from a turnover of €6M to nearly €400M.

Dr Martin Edlund, Board Member and CEO

Dr Martin Edlund has for the last fifteen years combined management consulting and strategy research collaboration with world-class technology companies such as ABB, GE, LM Ericsson and SKF. Dr Martin Edlund has a PhD in Innovation Management from the Department of Technology Management and Economics at the Chalmers University of Technology and holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Physics.

Git Sturesjö Adolfsson, Board Member

Git Sturesjö Adolfsson is Vice President in BGA Invest. She is today operational as CEO at Facino AB and board members in all BGA’s portfolio companies. Git Sturesjö Adolfsson has 20 years of experience in top management leading marketing and sales organizations in both international and domestic business in L’Oreal, Arla Foods as Marketing manager and Malmö Aviation as Vice President Sales and Marketing.

Göran Linder, Board Member

Göran Linder is the CEO at Midroc New Technology and Midroc Invest, which is the venture capital investment arm of Shejk Mohammed Al-Amoudi's business portfolio. He has extensive experience from company management and has managed and grown more than 20 start-ups within different sectors.

Stefan Karlsson, Board Member

Stefan Karlsson has a passion for Renewable energy, as well as extensive experience within the field. Between 2012 and 2015 he was Chairman of the Board for Swedish Wind Energy Association. From 2002 to 2015 Stefan Karlsson was global Head of Business Development of Renewable Energy Segment (Wind, Solar and Ocean Energy) at SKF Group. Renewable Energy has for several years been the fastest growing client segment within SKF Group. He also has strong international experience, with a long history as Managing Director for several different SKF sales units. Between 1986 and 1988 Stefan was Trade Commissioner for Sweden based in Colombia. Today, he is active as advisor with focus on business development and management support towards companies within renewable energy industries. Stefan has an MSc in Management & Engineering from Linköping Institute of Technology.

Andreas Gunnarson, Deputy

Andreas Gunnarsson is Portfolio Director at Midroc New Technology. He carries an extensive experience of developing and growing high-tech startups ever since the mid 1990s.