The Board

Dr. Lars Thunell

Dr. Lars Thunell is Chairman of the Board at Spowdi. Previously, he was the Executive Vice President and CEO of International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group in Washington DC. Lars has held several leading positions in Swedish and international businesses.

Jan Wassén

Jan Wassén has over 30 years of experience in the industry and was previously with Volvo cars for over 15 years, where he last served as Chief of Staff, Special Vehicles and Accessories, Volvo Cars, and as Director of Business Analytics.

Henrik Johansson

Henrik Johansson is an entrepreneur with a background within finance, marketing and engineering. He has been working within sales and distribution in several industries for over 25 years.

Jakob Kiefer

Jakob Kiefer is a former Career Diplomat with 25 years of experience from 3 different continents, with focus on industry and business negotiations, sustainability, economy, trade and security policy.

Markus Puusepp

Markus Puusepp is active as Chief Strategy Officer at SHL Group (Scandinavian Health Limited). He holds a Master of Science (MSc) Finance.


Bazmi Husain

Bazmi Husain was the Chief Technology Officer of the ABB Group. Prior to that Bazmi was ABB’s Managing Director in India for four years and head of ABB’s Global Smart Grid industry segment initiative.

Richard Wilcox

Richard Wilcox is a diplomat and public finance expert. He served as the Director-General of the African Union’s African Risk Capacity at the level of Assistant Secretary General, and as Special Advisor on Humanitarian Finance to the United Nations World Food Program.

Anita George

Anita George was the Executive Vice President at Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec between 2017 and 2022. Before that she worked at IFC as an investment manager for several years.