Board of Directors and Management

Our Board combines a wealth of business leadership experience with a deep knowledge of our sector and a unified vision for success. We look forward to welcoming new diverse and value-adding talent to our team as the Group continues to grow.

STEFAN CHARETTE
CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

Stefan Charette is a Swedish businessperson and President and Investment Manager of Athanase Industrial Partners Ltd. His current assignments include various positions within the Athanase Industrial Partners Group where he is Chairman and Board member of the public listed companies Distit AB, Charette Capital AB, Carhold Holding AB, Alcadon Group AB, Kitron ASA, Anralk Holding AB and Actic Group AB.

Stefan holds a degree in Finance from London’s Cass Business School and a degree in Engineering from Kunliga Tekniska Hogskolan (Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm). He has been a Board Member since 2020.

Shareholdings in the company: 21,533,160

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: No

GUSTAVE GEISENDORF
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Gustave Geisendorf is the CEO of Zutec since March 2020 and has worked in the position since then. He has meaningful experience of business transformations and he has held operational roles including Chief Executive Officer for Domino’s Pizza Scandinavia. Previously Gustave held corporate finance and private equity advisory roles as a Director at Citigroup and Lehman Brothers and as Portfolio Manager at Folksam.

Gustave holds a BSc in International Economics and Business Administration from Uppsala University in Sweden and an MSc in Finance from Cass Business School in London.

Shareholding in the company: 0

Warrants in the company: 10,950,000

Independent to
Company Management: No
Major Shareholders: No

MIKAEL NAESSTROEM
DIRECTOR

Mikael graduated with an MBA from Edinburgh Business School in 2018 and a DIHM in Marketing from IHM Business School in 2002. He has experience as a Distributor Account Manager, Marketing Manager, Marketing Director and is currently Vice President of Commercial Excellence and Marketing with AMETEK. Mikael brings solid international commercial leadership and managerial qualities to the Group. He has a proven track record of driving growth and change in competitive business environments through strong leadership, team building and change management skills. Mikael has excellent communication skills, a confident and enthusiastic manner and possesses endless motivation to succeed. He has been a Board Member since 2019.

Shareholdings in the company: 130,000

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: Yes

ERIK GABRIELSON
BOARD MEMBER

Erik Gabrielson has a master of law from Lund University and has experience from board work in several private and listed software companies.

Other assignments: Director in Elanders AB, Carl Bennet AB, Lifco AB, ECG Vinivest AB, ECG Vignoble AB, Allegresse AB, Athanase Industrial Partners II AB, Chairman in Redoma Recycling AB, and Eldan Recycling AS, extern firmatecknare i Advokatfirman Vinge AB and Advokatfirman Vinge Skåne AB. He was appointed to the Board on the 22 May 2020.

Shareholdings in the company: 866,620

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: Yes

GARETH BURTON
Director

Gareth Burton is an experienced construction software industry executive having recently served as CEO of Thinkproject. Gareth Burton initially served as a non-executive director at Thinkproject before taking over as CEO in 2019. He successfully led the impressive growth of Thinkproject since 2019 and the sale of the business to EQT last December. Prior to Thinkproject, Gareth Burton had a career as a CIO in the Oil and Gas, construction and FinTech software industries. He has also led a global service business for Motorola and held senior positions at BT. Gareth Burton has a degree and Engineering Mathematics and attended Insead Business School International Executive Program.

He will start as Director on 6 October 2021.

Shareholdings in the company: 1,200,000

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: Yes

MELANIE DAWSON
BOARD MEMBER

Melanie has extensive practical experience within BIM & Digital Construction from an extensive and diversified construction career over the past 15 years. She has held a variety of challenging leadership roles including Head of BIM and head of Digital Construction to owning her own BIM & Digital Construction Consultancy company Origin7 Ltd. Melanie’s leadership has been funda-mental in the delivery of many high-profile public and private sector projects across the UK. She has been a Board Member since September 2021.

Shareholdings in the company: 0

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: Yes

PER ÅKERMAN
BOARD MEMBER

Per Åkerman attained a M.Sc in Civil Engineering from the faculty of Technical Engineering at Lunds University in 1991.

He has substantial experience in the construction and property sectors from having held leading positions at Skanska both in Sweden and internationally such as Executive Vice President in Sweden and Poland as well as CEO of Skanska Industrial Solutions AB. Current board assignments include publicly listed Serneke Group AB (board member and deputy chairman). He was appointed to the Board on the 22 May 2020.

Shareholdings in the company: 1,164,855

Independent to
Company Management: Yes
Major Shareholders: Yes