Board of Directors

Peter Samuelsson

(born 1963) Mining Engineer KTH (1987)

Formerly active in AB Sandvik Materials Technology, Outokumpu Stainless AB, Ovako AB, Danieli SpA, Centro Met AB, Avesta Shefield AB and Avesta Polarit in various capacities within engineering, production, logistics, R&D and business management.

Other Board assignments:
Chairman of the Board for Dalarna University, Outokumpu Stainless Research Foundation, Triple Steelix, Visentinvest AB and Swerea MEFOS AB.

Elected to the Board in 2013

Bo-Erik Pers
MD Jernkontoret

(born 1956) MSE Mechanical Engineering KTH

Previous roles: Vice President Market, SSAB EMEA and Marketing Director SSAB Tunnplåt AB.

Other Board assignments:
Chairman of the Foundation for Swedish Iron and Metal Research, Chairman of the Hugo Carlsson Foundation for Scientific Research. 

Elected to the Board in 2011

John Rune Nielsen
John Rune Nielsen
Business Development Manager, Chief Business Development Officer, RISE AB

(born 1968) Ph D, energy technology NTNU

Previous roles: Active within SP since 1996 in various senior positions like Vice President and CBDO-Chief Business Development Officer 2011-2016.

Other Board assignments: Borås Enterprise, University of Borås, Innventia Real Estate AB, RISE Research Institute of Sweden AB

Elected to the board in 2017

Katarina Björklund
Katarina Björklund
Vice president Group Strategy, Saab AB

(born 1965) MSE in Physics and electronics. Civilingenjör teknisk fysik, Linköping University.

Previous roles: Several management positions, at Saab AB, Aeronautics, within several areas of expertise focused on research and development.

Elected to the board in 2016

Eva Pétursson
Head of Research, SSAB

(born 1968) MSE and D.Tech. in Steel Structures from LTU

Former Professor in Steel Structures at Luleå University of Technology and Senior Specialist at SSAB, specialising in construction with high-strength steel. 

Other assignments: Member of TGS8 (Research Fund for Coal and Steel)

Elected to the Board in 2015

Karl-Gustav Ramström
MD Prevas AB

(f 1954) MSE and MBA from Uppsala University

Formerly active as; Technical Director at SSAB, Divisions Manager Plate SSAB, Divisions Manager Process Automation ABB Sweden.

Other board assignments: Board member in Tibnor AB, Jernkontoret and Prevas AB. Member in IVA.

Invald i styrelsen 2012

Employee represenatives

Merja Myllykoski, Swerea MEFOS

Sten Farre, Swerea SWECAST