Board of Directors


Peter Samuelsson
Chairman
 

(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


Olof Sandén
Vice president, RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB
 

(born 1962) MSE from Chalmers/ETH, Zurich.

Previous roles: Senior Vice President Bactiguard, Executive Vice President Elekta, Trade Commissioner for the Swedish Trade Council and a consultant for Boston Consulting Group.

Other Board assignments: Board Member in SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden AB, Swedish ICT Research AB, Innventia AB, Produal Oy, Helsinki, and Micropos Medical AB.

Other assignments:  Advisory Board, Wistrands Advokater

Elected to the Board in 2015

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