Meet the team

These are the individuals who make up Volvo Group Venture Capital.

   
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Johan M Carlsson, President

Johan is a corporate entrepreneur who believes successful matches between new and established businesses is a true driver of competitive advantage. He is dedicated to making these partnerships work and has earlier in his career, worked in a start-up backed by corporate capital, built up a corporate management consulting company and managed corporate strategies as well as investments in international environments.  Email 

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Tobias Elmquist, Investment Manager

Tobias is an entrepreneurial investor. Throughout his career, he's sat on both sides of the table as a venture investor as well as a business developer in both large and small companies.  Tobias believes that we have only seen the beginning of the transformation of the transportation industry. On the lighter side, he is a fan of all things Apple.  Email 

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Ulrika N Everingham, Investment Director

Ulrika is a business and result oriented finance person with wide experience in analyzing, investing, building up and exiting entrepreneurial-driven companies. She has a talent for seeing the big picture with an ability for details which classifies her as a doer.  Ulrika’s special interest lies in the exit process and she has managed several during her years at Volvo VC.  Prior this, she held a CFO position at a privately owned manufacturing concern.  Email

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Stig Fagerståhl, Investment Director

Stig has a wealth of experience in the automotive industry in everything ranging from production & production planning, economics, purchasing to management strategy. He joined us in 1997 and sits on the management of several of our portfolio companies.   Email


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Erik Hedenryd, Investment Manager

Erik serves as a board member for several of our portfolio companies. He has several years of experience within automotive and aerospace industry and has held positions in business development, purchasing and production development within the Volvo Group.  Email

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Premla Krishnan, Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Premla comes to us with a background in Administrative Management and has worked in several international companies abroad. Prior to joining Volvo Group Venture Capital, she was with Volvo 3P and Volvo Penta. Premla would one day like to try her hand at Special Effects make-up.   Email

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Jonas Landström, Investment Manager

Jonas has operational experience from a VC backed biotechnology company where he served as Vice President and CFO.  He joined Volvo Group Venture Capital in 2010 and sits on the board of several portfolio companies and focuses on investments in the US.  Email

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Charlotta Modig, CFO

Lotta has been with the company since 2006.  Prior that, she has held finance positions in various other companies, Volvo Treasury being one of them. 
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Per Wassén, Investment Director

Per serves as a board member for several of our portfolio companies. He has many years of experience within the automotive and venture capital industries. Some of his previously held positions have been VP Corporate Strategy & Business Development at AB Volvo, VP Industrial Operations at Human Care AB and VP Emerging Technologies.  Email