Corporate Governance

Board of Directors




Bengt Engström, Chairman of the Board

Born: 1953
Position: Chairman of the board of directors since 2020. 

Other ongoing assignments: Chairman of the Board at Nordic Flanges AB, Chairman of the Board and CEO at BEngström AB and BEngström Förvaltning AB. Member of the Board of Directors at Real Holding AB, Bure Equity AB, KTH Executive School, Scanfil Oy, Scandinova Systems AB, and Brf Corner House.

Previous assignments completed within the past five years: Chairman of the board at Real Holding AB, as well as previous member of the Board of Directors at Opticos AB, Scandinavian Executive AB, Advania AB, Prevas AB, Crem International AB, Avaj International AB, Chamber Group AB, Food Village AB, Scanfil Sweden AB, and Partnertech.

Other relevant experience: Head of Europe Whirlpool Corp, Head of Nordic Fujitsu, CEO Duni, Director at Bofors AB.

Independent of QleanAir and the senior management: Yes.
Independent of major shareholders as of today: Yes. 
Holdings in QleanAir: 1,000 shares privately. 5,000 shares via company.




Mats Hjerpe, board member

Born: 1974
Position: Board member since 2012

Other current positions:
Chairman of Smoke Free Systems Finance AB. Board member of Mediaplanet International AB, Mediaplanet Holding AB, Mediaplanet LP AB, 4C Group AB, Hedskog Equity AB, Priveq Holding V AB, Aquilonis AB, Aquilonis Invest AB and CSAM Health AS (Norway). Deputy board member of Priveq Advisory AB, Priveq Investment V(B) AB and Priveq Investment V(A) AB.

Other relevant experience: Mats has a Master of Science degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm University. He has experience as an investment manager at Priveq Investment where he has also been a partner for eight years. Mats’ area of responsibility at Priveq ranges from identifying investment objects to implementing the growth strategies of owned companies with other owners, boards and management. With regards to several of Priveq’s portfolio companies, Mats has played an active role in issues related to flotation and geographical expansion. He also holds board positions in several of Priveq’s portfolio companies, including 4C Group AB, Mediaplanet and CSAM (Norway). Mats previously worked as a financial analyst with a focus on the health sector at Aragon Fondkommission AB. Mats also has ten years of experience of board assignments in companies in various industries, often with sales of between MSEK 100 and MSEK 2,300.

Independent in relation to QleanAir and its senior executives: Yes.

Independent in relation to major shareholders (as of today): No. Mats Hjerpe is employed by Priveq Advisory AB and is advisor to Priveq Investment Fund (IV) L.P. which owns 84.6% of the shares in Qevirp 41 Limited, which in turn owns 6,044,890 shares in the company.

Holdings in QleanAir: 0




Johan Westman, Board member

Born: 1959
Position: Member of the board of directors since 2020.

Other ongoing assignments: CEO at Metenova AB and member of the Board of Directors at Callidus AB.

Previous assignments completed within the past five years: CEO and Board Member Biolin Scientfic AB

Other relevant experience: 30 years of international business experience in different leading rolls including VP of Marketing, Managing Director, and CEO positions. 

Independent of QleanAir and the senior management: Yes.
Independent of major shareholders as of today: Yes.
Holdings in QleanAir: 0.




Towe Ressman, board member

Born: 1966
Position: Board member since 2021

Other current positions:
Towe is today VP Global Design at Husqvarna Group AB where she started her career in 2006.

Previous assignments in the last five years: Towe has previously held positions as core team member of the Virtual Innovation Lab and the Digital Solutions Planning and Connectivity Hub at Husqvarna Group.

Other relevant experience: Towe holds a MSc Industrial Design from Gothenburg University and provides the board with solid industrial design expertise.

Independent in relation to QleanAir and its senior executives: Yes.

Independent in relation to major shareholders (as of today): Yes.

Holdings in QleanAir: 0




Johan Ryrberg, board member

Born: 1959
Position: Board member since 2021

Johan is today interim CFO with ROL Global.

Previous assignments in the last five years: Johan has previously held positions as CFO Ovako, interim CFO Perstorp Group and Cabonline Group.

Other relevant experience: Johan holds a BBA Stockholm School of Economics and provides the board with solid CFO and industrial expertise as Johan held several leading positions, including CFO, during his 20-year career at Camfil Group, a global manufacturer of air filtration systems.

Independent in relation to QleanAir and its senior executives: Yes.

Independent in relation to major shareholders (as of today): Yes.

Holdings in QleanAir: 0