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, commercialisation of new products and project finance.

Bengt Adolfsson

Chairman of the Board. First elected in 2010. Not independent of the company’s major shareholders (represents BGA Invest AB).

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.

Git Sturesjö Adolfsson

Board member. First elected in 2010. Not independent of the company’s major shareholders (represents BGA Invest AB).

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. First elected in 2007. Not independent of the company’s major shareholders (represents Midroc New Technology AB).

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.

Javier Sanz

Board member. First elected in 2018. Independent of the company and its management and of the company’s major shareholders.

Javier Sanz is CTO Renewable Energies at InnoEnergy, a leading European investor in renewable energy. Having invested more than €170m in innovation projects in the energy sector, InnoEnergy is a European powerhouse in supporting and bringing new ideas and products to the market. Javier Sanz leads InnoEnergy’s company strategy in renewable energy. He has more than 25 years of professional experience developing new products and bringing them to the market in the energy and aerospace sectors.

Jonas Millqvist

Board member. First elected in 2018. Independent of the company and its management and of the company’s major shareholders.

Jonas Millqvist is Senior Underwriter at Denmark’s Export Credit Agency. He has extensive experience in business development and finance in renewable energy, having worked eight years for global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems. During his time with Vestas, Jonas led teams in treasury and structured finance, facilitating large-scale wind power projects through different financial solutions.

Dr Martin Edlund

Board member and CEO. First elected in 2008. Not independent of the company and its management.

Dr Martin Edlund has for the last 20 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.

Andreas Gunnarson

Deputy board member. First elected in 2007. Not independent of the company’s major shareholders (represents Midroc New Technology AB).

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.