Board of Directors

Rolf Hallencreutz

Rolf Hallencreutz, Chairman of the Board
Rolf Hallencreutz’s background spans early-stage ventures to large multi-national corporations in sectors as diverse as shipping, information and communication technology, industrial manufacturing and life science. His roles have included Chairman of the Board, CEO and Sales Manager.

Rolf’s special skills encompass entrepreneurial business development, strategic partnering and accelerating company growth via increased sales of high-value products as well as innovative development services. He holds a Masters degree in Logistics and Finance from Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg.

Per Aniansson

Per Aniansson, Board Member
Per Aniansson brings with him extensive business management experience from venture capital, management consulting and own entrepreneurial endeavors. He is currently an Investment Director at Fouriertransform AB, a Swedish state-funded venture capital company.

Per has previously held senior management positions within investment and venture capital companies as well as CEO and CFO roles in entrepreneurial VC-owned businesses, all of which has given him valuable insights into growing high-tech companies. He holds an MSc in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, and an MBA in Finance and Entrepreneurship from INSEAD Business School, France.

Erik Sterner

Erik Sterner, Board member

Eric has eleven years of experience from the venture capital market, most recently as Director at EQT Partners AB, Northern Europe’s leading private equity group. His industrial approach to investment will help ÅAC Microtec pursue a strategy geared towards long-term growth and development.

Erik has an MBA from Stockholm School of Economics. He has also studied at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and at Manchester Business School.

 Björn Åstrand

Björn Åstrand, Board member
Björn has over 30 years’ experience in the aerospace industry, including senior corporate positions within space, defense, commercial aircraft and aero-engines. His specific area of expertise is industrial marketing and management.

Björn has also been CEO for several small and medium-sized engineering companies. Spells spent living and working in France, the UK and the USA give him the international experience essential in a global business like aerospace.



Johan Bäcke, Board member
Key roles in co-funding and managing seed/early-stage ventures have given Johan valuable experience in helping companies develop and grow. Like ÅAC Microtec, many arose out of university research.

Johan specializes in management and marketing. He is a co-founder and partner of RP Ventures. Time spent at the North America Swedish Trade Council has also given him a good insight into this key aerospace market. Johan holds an MSc in International Business from the Gothenburg School of Economics and the European Business School in Oestrich-Winkel (Germany).

Olof Stjernberg

Olof Stjernberg, Board member
Olof Stjernberg was previously CEO of Wasa Kredit AB, a financial company within Länsförsäkringar. Olof is also Chairman of Kalogi AB.

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