Experience

  • Director of Finance and Operations

    at Oxford Leadership Academy Ltd

    January 2019 - at Present

    Stockholm

    Oxford Leadership Academy is a global leadership consultancy company, helping multinational corporations master change and accelerate socially responsible performance by aligning people, purpose and strategy. Oxford Leadership also offers an online/digital training platform (SML® Programme). I am responsible for all financial, legal and HR processes within the Oxford Leadership Academy Ltd and its Swedish and US subsidiaries, such as budget, reporting, internal control, treasury and corporate governance, as well as group consolidation of the group. One controller in my team reporting to me. Reporting to the MD and the board of directors. Key achievements: • Implementation of a structured, timely and reliable monthly result reporting for Oxford Leadership with budget deviation analysis and a rolling forecast to the board of directors • Transferring of the UK finance function to Sweden • Set up of a new Swedish company with accounting, payroll and banking

  • Board Memeber

    at Caliente Beverages

    November 2015 - at Present

    Skåne Län

    Caliente Beverages is a startup within the non-alcoholic beverages industry

  • Group CFO

    at Dome Energy AB (publ)

    September 2016 - December 2018

    Stockholm

    Dome Energy AB is an independent oil and gas company publicly traded on the NASDAQ First North in Sweden. Annual turnover MSEK 98 (2018). The Dome Energy group consists of 10 legal entities with operations in the USA and Sweden. I was responsible for all financial processes within the Dome Energy group such as budget, reporting, internal control, treasury and corporate governance. I ran the compliance office in Stockholm and managed press releases, the insider lists, website and other IR matters. I lead a finance team of 3-4 co-workers in Houston. I was part of the group executive management team. Reporting to the CEO and the board of directors. Key achievements: • Implemented TP documentation and a new bank covenant reporting • Delivered the financial material for a prospectus for a MSEK 70 capital rise 2017 • Closing of the books and annual reporting for the group 2016 and 2017 • Administrated 4 extra ordinary and 2 annual shareholders’ meetings

  • Interim Group CFO

    at Pierce-Pieoneers in e-commernce

    December 2015 - August 2016

    Stockholm

    Pierce, a leading e-commerce operator in the motorsport industry. Owner: PE company Procuritas. Annual turnover MSEK 434 (2016). Employees: 90 in Sweden and 70 in Poland. 4 legal entities in Sweden and Poland and a branch in Denmark. Responsible for all financial processes within the group; budget, reporting, internal control, treasury, corporate governance and payroll. Key priorities: structure the financial reporting from the newly started entity in Poland and managing the business transformation, when starting distance selling out of Poland instead of Sweden in March-16, and to be fully compliant in Poland for VAT, TP etc. Managed a finance team of 7. Part of the executive management team. Reporting to the CEO and the BoD.   Key achievements: • Creation of a finance team with a true team spirit and recruiting two new members • 2015 annual reporting for all 4 legal entities and the Danish branch with a recreation of the 2014 group accounting incl. purchase price allocation

  • Group CFO

    at Adtoox AB

    January 2014 - November 2015

    Stockholm

    Adtoox a leading company with cloud-based adverting delivery. Annual turnover MSEK 54 (2015). Number of employees: 60 in 7 countries (2015). The Adtoox group consisted of 5 legal entities in Sweden, Italy, Poland and Brazil. Responsible for all financial, legal and HR processes globally, such as budget, reporting, internal control, treasury, corporate governance, payroll and staff development. My key priorities were to structure the financial reporting in Italy, Brazil and Poland as well as the total group reporting and to create policies and processes within my area of responsibilities. Part of the global executive management team. Reporting to CEO and the BoDs. I managed a team of 5 accountants. Key achievements: • Implementation of a structured, timely and reliable monthly result reporting for the group with budget deviation analysis • Creation of a new finance team by recruiting 5 new team members • Set up of a new Polish legal entity with accounting, payroll and banking

  • Global CFO

    at Hyper Island

    March 2011 - December 2013

    Stockholm

    Hyper Island, a global education company within digital media, transformative technology and leadership. Annual turnover MSEK 100 (2013). 9 legal entities in Sweden, UK, USA and Singapore. Structured the financial reporting from US, UK and Singapore and the total group reporting and created policies and processes. Part of the global executive management team. Working with strategic decisions and hands-on tasks in relation to opening a school in Singapore, starting a school in New York and centralizing our UK business to Manchester when closing the London office. Reported to the CEO and the BoDs. Managed a finance team of 3. •Moving the finance department from Karlskrona to Stockholm, recruitment of 3 new team members •Centralization of the UK accounting to Sweden •Set up a new Singaporean company with formal documentation required by authorities •Successful due diligence project resulting in Axel Johnson Group invested in Dec-2013

  • Business Controller

    at NYKCool/Cool Carriers

    February 1996 - March 2011

    Stockholm

    NYKCool - a shipping company operating 45 reefer vessels worldwide (2009). Vessels active in a number of trades, including the transport of fruit from Chile and South Africa to EU, USA and Japan and bananas from Central America for multinationals like Chiquita. Subsidiaries in 4 countries (2009). Annual turnover MUSD 400 (2009). Owned by the Japanese NYK Group. Responsible for business control and head of the trade accounting function with 9-15 accountants in Stockholm, London, Santiago and Auckland. I managed or participated in several projects; adjusting the organization after a major staff reduction, decentralization of business to Santiago 2004 and then centralizing the operation and accounting from Santiago and London back to Stockholm 2008, outsourcing of disbursement accounting to Dubai, implementation a new business system. From 1997 to 2000 I was alos Chief Accountant, responsible for accounting, tax, annual reports, budget, reporting, contacts with auditors.

  • Auditor

    at SET / Mazars

    January 1991 - February 1996

    Stockholm

    Participated in auditing of companies, from small sized to stock exchange listed, in various businesses. Compiling annual reports and tax declarations for small clients. Assisting lawyers in bankruptcy investigations.

Education

  • Leading Team in the Digital Age

    at Hyper Island

    2019 - 2019 (1 year)

  • NASDAQ First North Board and Management training

    at NASDAQ

    2018 - 2018 (1 year) Stockholm

  • Change Management 7.5 credits

    at University of Skövde

    2017 - 2018 (1 year)

  • Cross-Cultural Management 7.5 credits

    at Mälardalen University

    2017 - 2017 (1 year)

  • B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics

    at School Of Business and Administration at the University of Gothenburg

    1987 - 1991 (4 years) Västra Götalands Län

  • English 30 credits

    at University of Gotheburg

    1989 - 1990 (1 year)

Services offered

  • CFO

    • 20+ years of financial accounting and leadership excellence:
    o leading and governing the financial tasks within a global, multi-cultural company with many international contacts
    o integrating people and companies into new structures
    o financial work from hands-on tasks to strategic issues
    o analyses and auditing
    o corporate governance
    • Very high motivation and energy
    • Very good communication skills and a social personality
    • Flexible, structured, initiator and goal-oriented

Languages

  • English Negotiation

  • Swedish Native

  • German Elementary

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