BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Metacon - Ingemar Andersson

Ingemar Andersson

CHAIRMAN
Born 1951
Joined the board in 2016

Officer of the Army groups 1973-1982. 25 years of experience in senior positions witthin the Swedish defense industry. 1982-2007 Marketing Manager FFV, Deputy CEO of Bofors AB, Business Area Manager Celsius AB and deputy CEO of Saab AB. From 2007 he runs a consultancy company focused on business development and management, with assignments from Swedish and international industry clients. Board experience from listed and unlisted growth stage companies. Vast international business experience in with exposure to about 40 countries.

Metacon - Christer Nygren

Christer Nygren

DIRECTOR
Born 1948
Joined the board in 2017

MSc in Engineering, Physics, LiTH, he has been working in international marketing and sales of complex systems and products for Bofors AB, Celsius AB and Saab AB the most part of his professional career.
Christer has long experience of leading teams of technicians and other specialists for the introduction and sales of innovative and complex products in the global market.

Metacon - Mats W. Lundberg

Mats W Lundberg

DIRECTOR
Born 1974
Joined the board in 2018

Mats has over more than one decade’s experience in international research and product development related to fuel cells and hydrogen technology. Today Mats is Head of Sustainability at Sandvik Group. He is recognized within the hydrogen community and has been the main driver for Sweden’s fourth hydrogen filling station, located in Sandviken, where Sweden’s largest fleet of hydrogen vehicles operate.

 

Marie Brodin

DIRECTOR
Born 1972
Joined the board in 2021

Marie’s previous assignments include the role of Vice President Communications and Sustainable Business at Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology, Brand and Communications Manager Atlas Copco Group, Corporate Communications Manager Atlas Copco China and former CEO of the advertising agency Liljedal Communications. Marie has solid experience from global industrial senior communications and marketing assignments. Current assignments include Senior Communication Consultant for Epiroc AB and board member at Örebro Hockey.

 

Thomas Nygren

DIRECTOR
Born 1962
Joined the board in 2021

Thomas is a lawyer and partner in the law firm Schjødt. He has more than 25 years of experience from working with start-ups and growth companies in the technology sector, where he has worked with company acquisitions, capital acquisitions, IPOs and various forms of technology agreements. In addition to his work as a lawyer, Thomas has broad experience as an entrepreneur and investor in various technology companies. Among other things, he is a co-founder of the previously listed A3 Allmänna Telefonaktiebolaget, where he was also chairman until the company was bought out of the Stockholm Stock Exchange’s small-cap list in the autumn of 2020. He has also held board positions in several other listed and unlisted companies.

 

MANAGEMENT

Christer Wikner

GROUP CEO
Born 1969

Christer Wikner has worked in various positions within Amersham and General Electric with develop-ment and international launch of complex system products, and as business development manager and head of strategic growth. He also has many years of experience as an entrepreneur in e.g. cleantech, digitization / SaaS and sustainability. He comes most recently from companies he founded and led to commercial success. Christer Wikner brings with him a PhD in biochemistry and biophysics from Karolin-ska Institutet and an Executive MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Johan Berggren

CMO
Born 1960

For the past 35 years, Mr. Berggren worked as CEO within wind power, bioenergy, the forest industry, sales, and construction of renewable energy plants.  Latest assignment was CEO for world leading biocarbon company BioEndev AB working with renewable fuel supply to the energy industry, the steel industry and to oil refineries. He holds a BSc Forest Engineering and M.Sc. course of Forestry at the Swedish University of Agriculture.

Bo Carlsson

COO
Born 1961

Bo brings a combination of business development, operational efficiency and production expertise. Before joining Metacon, Mr. Carlsson was Project Manager at Alfred Nobel Science Park. Prior this, he was 4 years at Sapa Profiler which included various senior positions in business operations and manufacturing.  Prior to his tenure at Sapa Profiler, he was more than 20 years with ESAB AB, where he held various positions starting within Design R&D and ended up as Managing Director of ESAB welding Equipment AB. Mr. Carlsson attended the Mechanical Engineering program at Linkoping University. Additionally, he attended several management courses at Oxford, England.

 

Göran Rasberg

CFO
Born 1953

Göran Rasberg is an authorized accountant via SRF and has vast experience as an auditor and finance- and accounting manager for various companies, to include within the Kinnevik Group. Göran has in the past 18 years started and operated two accounting firms, the latest one being Rasberg Ekonomi AB, formed in 2012 and still operational. Göran also worked as a consultant on reporting to stock markets such as Aktietorget and First North. The management of those companies have also used Göran as an advisor for various financial matters, whereby Göran has been outright involved in the companies’ management function.

Christian Hofmann

Business Development Director
Born 1969

Christian has been working professionally with gasification, pyrolysis, depolymerisation and anaerobic digestion of biomass for the production of sustainable fuels for over 20 years. Prior to joining Metacon AB, he held positions including technical director, managing director and CEO in project development as well as renewable energy plant sales and project financing. Christian holds a PhD in agricultural engineering and was educated at the universities of Kassel and Kiel. As part of his research activities, he has worked intensively on hydrogen production from biomass via high-temperature gasification. He is also involved as a university lecturer in the field of renewable energies and hydrogen production.

Metacon - Xenophon Verykios

Xenophon Verykios

CEO Helbio S.A.
Born 1951

Dr. Verykios is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Patras, and Director ofthe Laboratory of Heterogeneous Catalysis.He has held various academic positions in the USA. His research focuses on the areas of heterogeneous catalysis and photo-catalysis, chemical kinetics and chemical reaction engineering.He has published well over 200 papers in international refereed journals and holds seven patents. He is the founder of Helbio S.A.

Masanori Miyake

CEO Metacon KK (Japan)
Born 1956

Chemical engineer with 38 years’ experience for various chemical plant design, PSA design, research & development of PSA systems, especially hydrogen system and sales of equipment at a Japanese chemical company.