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Enzymatica has around 20 employees. The headquarters are located at Ideon Science Village in Lund, Sweden. In addition, Enzymatica has an office in Reykjavik, Iceland. Our enzyme production is also located in Reykjavik.

Board of Directors

In 2022, the Board of Directors consisted of six members who are elected for one year by the Annual General Meeting. According to the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors shall consist of at least three and a maximum of ten members with a maximum of ten deputies. The Board of Directors elects its officers at a meeting held immediately after the Annual General Meeting.

Holdings in Enzymatica, December 30, 2022

Bengt Baron
Chairman of the Board December 2016.

Born 1962.

Chairman of the Board of Thule Group AB (publ), ifoodbag AB and 5653 Sweden AB. Board member of APAC . Bengt was previously CEO of Cloetta AB, Leaf International B.V. and V&S AB

Education: MA and MBA, University of California, Berkeley

Independent of the company and its management, as well as its major shareholders.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 2,958,027 shares (own holding and through 5653 Sweden AB).

Mats K Andersson
Member of the Board since December 2016.

Born 1955.

Chairman of the Board of Lomond Invest AB, Abanico Invest AB and Andersson & Co AB, Board member of Hills Golf AB. Mats was previously CEO of Lomond Industrier AB and business area manager and Executive Vice President of LICare AB (publ).

Education: BSc. International Business from Lund University.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 36,398,195 shares (through Abanico Invest AB).

Louise Nicolin
Member of the Board since December 2016.

Born 1973.

Chairman of the Board for Better Business World Wide,Board member for Volati AB (publ), VBG Group AB (publ), Seafire AB, Atteviks Bil AB and Optinova Group (Ab) Finland. Has run the consultancy at Nicolin Consulting AB since 2011, with a focus on business development . She was previously business area manager and head consultant at PlantVision.

Education: M.Sc. Eng. Molecular biotechnology from Uppsala University. eMBA Stockholm University and “International Directors Programme (IDP-c)", Insead.

Independent of the company and its management, as well as its major shareholders.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 43,000 shares.

Gudmundur Palmason
Member of the Board since February 2016.

Born 1968.

CEO and director of STRAX AB (publ.) Chairman and co-founder of Verna hf. Extensive experience in international business and contract law. Previous positions include Chairman of Zymetech ehf. and Alternate Board member of MP Bank hf. (now Kvika bank).

Education: LL.M, MBA and Cand.Jur.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 7,045,837 shares.

Helene Willberg
Member of the board since May 2021.

Born 1967.

Board member at Thule Group AB, Nordic Paper Holding AB, Profoto Holding AB, Infrea AB, Byggfakta Group Nordic Holdco AB, APAC AB, Indecap AB and Renewcell AB.

Education: Degree of Master of Science in Business and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.

Independent of the company and its management, as well as its major shareholders.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 163,423 shares.

Moa Fransson
Board member since May 2022.

Born 1982.

CEO Genagon Therapeutics, Stockholm.

Board member of AFradiolog AB, previous experience from pre-clinical development of gene therapy and CAR-T cell treatments and co-founder of Bioflow systems. Moa has a vast experience in coaching entrepreneurs and startups in Sweden and Europe

Education: Doctor of Medicine, Gene and immunotherapy, Uppsala University.

Independent of the company and its management, as well as its major shareholders. 

Holdings in Enzymatica: 0 shares.

Board members’ shareholdings as of December 30, 2022, attendance record, and respective independence to owners and the Company, respectively

NameNumber of sharesAttendance boardIndependence to owners and the Company, respectively
Bengt Baron, chairman (since December 19, 2016)2,958,02719/20Yes/Yes
Mats Andersson36,398,19518/20No/Yes
Gudmundur Palmason7,045,83720/20Yes/Yes
Moa Fransson020/20Yes/Yes
Helene Willberg163,42320/20Yes/Yes
Louise Nicolin43,00018/20Yes/Yes


The CEO is appointed by the Board of Directors and leads the Company in accordance with the guidelines and instructions adopted by the Board. The CEO appoints a Management Group.

Holdings in Enzymatica, December 30, 2022

Claus Egstrand
CEO since September 2021. Employed 2017. Previous position COO & Senior Director Growth.

Born 1961.

Claus Egstrand has previously held positions as Head of Europe for MSD Consumer Care at the pharmaceutical company Merck & Co, as well as Vice President, General Manager Medsurg Europe for the medical technologies firm Stryker Corporation.

Claus has served as Senior Vice President Consumer Healthcare for Latin America, Africa, Asia, Japan and Australia at the pharmaceutical company Pfizer, Vice President and head of global marketing for the smoking cessation product Nicorette at the pharmaceutical company Pharmacia, as well as CEO of Johnson&Johnson/Merck Pharmaceuticals operations in France. His most recent position was Group President, International at Hologic Corp.

Education: MBA, Business School of Copenhagen

Holdings in Enzymatica: 279,453 shares, 1,000,000 personnel options, 750,000 warrants.

Therese Filmersson
Chief Financial Officer. Employed 2018. Deputy CEO since September 2021.

Born 1969.

Therese has extensive experience as CFO. Most recently, Therese was CFO and deputy CEO of the Procurator Group, one of the leading Nordic wholesalers in protective clothing, sanitary goods and office materials.

Before that, Therese worked at MTG (including CDON and TV Shop) and Bravida Syd. In addition to responsibility for financial issues, Therese has been responsible for HR, legal and strategic IT issues.

Education: M.Sc. Econ Lund University and B.A. in pedagogics/human resources.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 357,500 shares, 110,000 warrants.

Ann Christine Provoost
Director of Regulatory & Clinical. Employed 2016

Born 1967.

Ann-Christine has over 25 years of experience from various expert and management positions within regulatory affairs in the medical device industry, including companies such as Siemens, Medtronic, EuroDiagnostica and also start-up companies such as BoneSupport. Her experience includes all phases of global regulatory strategies, including executing strategies for market access for medical devices within all classes.

Education: Master of Science in Material Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 0 shares, 100,582 personnel options, 70,000 warrants.

Charlotte (Lotta) Andersson
Director Quality Assurance. Employed 2021.

Born 1972.

Charlotte Andersson has long experience from the life science industry, most recently from BioInvent where she was the Senior Quality Assurance Advisor. Charlotte Andersson has substantial experience of quality assurance from the medtech industry, IVD business (In vitro Dignostics), and the pharmaceutical and biotech area. She has held different positions within quality management, including ISO 13485, ISO 17025, GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice). At BioInvent, she was the Senior Quality Assurance Advisor and has also held different positions within the quality field at companies like Wieslab, EuroDiagnostica, Orifice Medical and NovoZymes Biopharma Sweden.

Education: M.Sc. Chemical Engineering, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University.

Ph.D. Pure and Applied Biochemistry, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund University.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 0 shares.

Stefan Olsson
Communications Manager – Co-opted to the management team.

Born 1970.

Stefan has been hired as the communication manager since July 2021. He has almost 25 years of experience as a communication consultant to private and public organizations. Previous employers include Prime Weber Shandwick, Grayling, and KPMG. In 2015, he started his own company, focusing on strategic communication, crisis communication and brand management

Education: MSc Economics, University of Lund.

Holdings in Enzymatica: 9,024 shares.