Meet the team

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

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Anna Westerberg, President

Anna is a business-oriented leader with a true passion for customer value creation. She has international management experience as well as extensive experience from management consulting for several global corporations and has been based in London and New York. Anna holds a M.Sc. degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology. Email.

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Réka Burgren, Investment Manager

Réka is responsible for analysis of new investments and for driving business development projects. She has extensive experience in financial analysis and operational experience from working with value based selling and strategy formulation in a global business environment. Réka has a general interest in E-commerce, Marketing and in anything 'WIRED'. In her free time, she does exercises that train her mental muscles. Email

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Tobias Elmquist, Investment Director

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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Stig Fagerstål, 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 Director

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 

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 Director Americas

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. Jonas is based in the US and mostly focuses on investments in the Americas.  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