Management

The management team consists of dedicated people with a combination of proven entrepreneurial management skills and extensive engineering experience.

The team represent a range of backgrounds to cover key areas in technology development and commercialisation, international sales, funding and financing.

Dr Martin Edlund, CEO of Minesto

Dr Martin Edlund, 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.

Dr Heije Westberg, CTO of Minesto

Dr. Heije Westberg, CTO

Dr. Heije Westberg has extensive experience of building and managing highly skilled teams of researchers and engineers. Her background includes senior management and strategic positions at Volvo, where she was manager of the Department of Energy Conversion at Volvo Technology and Technology Advisor for Advanced Technology & Research at Volvo Group Trucks Technology.

Dr. Heije Westberg has a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology.

Charlotta Ekman, COO of Minesto

Charlotta Ekman, COO

Charlotta Ekman has several years of experience from leading positions at high-tech ventures in the renewable energy sector. She has extensive experience in forming and managing large publicly funded R&D consortiums. Charlotta Ekman is a member of the steering committees of the Ocean Energy Centre at Chalmers University of Technology and Offshore Väst.

Charlotta Ekman holds an MSc degree in Finance and Accounting from Gothenburg University and an MSc in Venture Creation from Chalmers University of Technology.

Fredrik Ahlström, CFO of Minesto

Fredrik Ahlström, CFO

Fredrik Ahlström has broad experience in financial management and international business. For the last two decades, he has led the financial operations of several companies in capital-intensive industries. Throughout his career, Fredrik Ahlström has held strategic positions in management teams and boards.

Fredrik Ahlström holds a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Gothenburg.