Board of Directors
Jan Mellberg (1948)
Chairman, elected 2007
Former CFO at Pharmacia Biotech and Procordia Beverages. Chairman and board member in several biotech companies.
Sten-Magnus Aquilonius (1939)
M. D., Ph. D., Prof. in Neurology at Uppsala university 1996 – 2006.
Co-founder of NeoPharma AB and Sensidose AB.
Christer Nyström (1951)
M. Sc. Pharm., Ph. D., Prof. in Pharmaceutics at Uppsala university 1986 – 2005
Co-founder of Porten Pharmaceutical AB, NeoPharma AB, Orexo AB, Sensidose AB and DermMatrix AB.
Bo-Ragnar Tolf (1950)
M. Sc. Pharm., Ph.D., Director of the Innovation Office at Karolinska Institutet. Experience from leading and executive positions in small to large biotech/pharmaceutical companies. Contributing knowledge covering the whole value-chain of discovery and development of drugs, including manufacturing and intellectual property. On the board of several small companies.
Håkan Englund (1952)
Formerly senior Vice President at Phadia AB and had prior to that several leading positions within Pharmacia Biotech. Board member of several pharma companies.
Has worked in executive positions at Bristol-Myers, and was President of Nobel Pharma, Inc. (Tokyo). Founded Orphan Europe in 1990. He currently is on the board of directors of Recordati S.p.A. and in several start-up pharma companies. Dr. Gunnarsson graduated from the Royal Swedish Marine Academy as a Marine Reserve Officer in 1967 and from the University of Gothenburg with a BA in Science and Economy in 1973.
Jack Spira (1953)
Dr Spira been working in the pharmaceutical industry over 25 years, mainly in Pharmacia but also in leading positions in several global pharmaceutical companies. Dr Spira also has experience from working as consultant to many both Swedish and international start-up companies. He has MD, PhD degree from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm.