Phone +46 910 71 26 80
Fax +46 910 58 54 99
Our office in Skellefteå
Visiting and postal address:
Assistentgatan 23 Hus E
SE- 931 85 Skellefteå
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Our office in Umeå
SE- 907 36 Umeå
SE- 907 19 Umeå
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Phone +46 910 71 26 81
Mobile +46 70 595 19 30
Anders has also been Export Consultant at the Swedish Trade Council and Product Manager at Kraft General Foods. He holds a MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Phone +46 910 71 26 84
Mobile +46 72 7176842
Karolina has experience from the finance and service sector as a result of her years as a private advisor at Handelsbanken. She carries with her extensive international experience and intercultural understanding stemming from her years studying and working in countries such as Austria, Spain and the US. Karolina holds a Master’s degree in Business and Management, combined with a Bachelor’s degree in Service Management from Umeå School of Business. Her major was in service marketing.
Nina joined us from Bosch Rexroth where she worked as Project manager for exhibitions and events, Internal Communicator and Executive Assistant. Nina has also worked in Düsseldorf at C&A, one of Europe´s biggest fashion companies, at the departments International Marketing, Communications and Marketing Research.
She holds a Master degree in Business Administration and Economics with a major in Marketing From Luleå University of Technology. Nina has also studied at Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna Business school and Berghs School of Communications.
Björn Ursing Ph.D
Investment Promotion Manager
Mobile +46 70-811 12 68
Björn has a doctorate in genetics and more than 10 years experience from academic research in Sweden and abroad. He has worked with applied research in the pharmaceutical industry for more than 5 years and was engaged in Beronem AB, a company helping scientists in biotech, pharmaceuticals and medical technology to find new business opportunities.
Björn holds an associate professorship from Karolinska Institutet, one of Europe’s largest medical universities, and a diploma as Market Economist.
Inger E. Pedersen
Investment Promotion Manager
Phone +46 910 71 26 82
Mobile +46 70 259 95 05
Inger has years of experience from B2B marketing as Marketing Manager, Public Relations Officer and Project Manager both from the private and public sector, she has also worked with freelance web design and sales missions.
From the Umeå School of Business, Inger holds a Master’s degree in Business by the program Entrepreneurship and Dynamic Business Contexts, as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the International Business Program.
Investment promotion manager
Phone +46 910 71 26 83
Mobile +46 70-611 17 00
Olle has been Manager of Purchase and Supply at the manufacturing companies Gargnäs Production Link, Gargnäs Latvija and Lövånger Elektronik AB (Leab). He was the CEO of Leab Eesti OU in Tallinn. Previously, Olle has also been a Project and OEM purchaser for Pharmacia.
Olle is educated in Business Administration and is a certified Business Developer for Northwest Russia via Barents Business School. He also holds education in and experience from production management, quality control and jurisprudence.
North American Representative
Phone +1 312 664 50 86
Mobile +1 312 969 50 86
Kerstin is responsible for VIA in North America. She has lived and worked there for more than 30 years, mostly as Business Promotor for the Swedish Trade Council in the US, where the health care sector was her specialty. The last few years she has been engaged in investment promotion, first for the province of Jämtland and then for Skellefteå municipality.
Kerstin´s educational background is also from the Stockholm School of Economics. Except for the Life Sciences, she also works for VIA in Mining, Renewable Energy and Wood.
Phone +47 233 533 30
Mobile +47 924 924 89
Jan has, as Business Consultant, 19 years experience of marketing and exports promotion assistance to foreign private companies and to public organisations. His FDI experience is based on Investment Promotion assignments during the last 15 years for, e.g. several provinces in Sweden and International Business Wales in UK.
Jan has a former background from working with industrial and regional development at the management consulting company Indevo AS, at the Nordic Council of Ministers and at the Vaasa County Administration. He holds a Master of Science (Economy) degree from bo Akademi University. Jan is our representative on the Norwegian market.