BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Metacon - Ingemar Andersson

Ingemar Andersson

CHARIMAN
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 - Xenophon Verykios

Xenophon Verykios

DIRECTOR
Born 1956
Joined the board in 2019

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.

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 a genuine background as a technology developer in Sandvik Material Technology, where he was instrumental in developing a production line pertaining special plates for flow plates  fuel cells intended the global automotive industry. Today Mats is responsible for sustainability at Sandvik Material Technology AB, and member of the board of Sandvik AB. He is renowned and within the hydrogen community and has been main driver for Sandviken to have a hydrogen gas station, with several fuel cell cars owned by the municipality and Sandvik Technology AB.

MANAGEMENT

Carl Christopher Tornblom


GROUP CEO
Born 1980

Chris is founder and investor in several growth companies and has vast experience of the financial markets in a number of countries. He has served on the board of a number of listed companies, both in Sweden and abroad. He has lived and worked in, among others, the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Switzerland and South Africa. He is educated at Shenandoah University in the USA and the Graduate School of Business Administration in Zurich, Switzerland. Today he is residing in London.

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.

Metacon - Xenophon Verykios

Xenophon Verykios

CEO Helbio S.A.
Born 1956

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.

Marc Poppe

Senior Advisor
Born 1970

Marc has 20 years of experience in the electricity industry in Project and Risk Management as well as Contract and Claim Management in Germany, Japan, Switzerland, Finland, Bulgaria and Canada, most recently he  worked as Project Manager at Hitachi Japan. He holds a Bachelor of business law (FH) at European University Diploma in Kassel and a Bachelor of business administration (FH) with specialist subject “Marketing Management East Asia, Japan” at University of applied Sciences in Ludwigshafen.

He is based in Tokyo, Japan