The SeaTwirl team is small, ambitious and highly motivated with extensive technological expertise and entrepreneurial experience. The team provides a strong base for the key technology development of the floating wind turbines.
SeaTwirl’s engineers represent a wide range of backgrounds that cover the key technology areas for SeaTwirl’s products, such as design, simulation, hydrodynamics, testing and mechanical construction.
Gabriel Strängberg, Managing Director
CEO since 2013. BSc from University of Central Florida, MSc Engineering from Chalmers. Before he became CEO of SeaTwirl, Gabriel was CEO and technical director at a mechatronic company.
Johanna Hultgren, CFO
CFO on a consulting basis since 2018. Trained business and accounting consultant with extensive experience from listed and unlisted research companies after 10 years at GU Ventures. Is since 2018 CFO for companies in GU Ventures’ portfolio.
Efva Willén, Business developer
Efva is a naval architect from Chalmers University of Technology, with extensive experience within marine and offshore engineering. At SeaTwirl, Efva mainly contributes with her experience within business development but also with her technical skills within areas such as stability and fluid mechanics.
Daniel Ehrnberg, Chief Innovation Officer
Daniel is the inventor and founder of SeaTwirl and is now working for the company as Chief Innovation Officer and technical specialist. He has a strong interest in energy technology and innovation. Daniel has experience from building companies and of development projects in several energy fields, such as energy storage, electric vehicle development, wind energy, wave energy and Stirling engines. He holds a Master of Science in physics and received an award from King Carl XVI Gustaf in 2010 for his work in the “sustainable development of wave energy”.
Andreas Börjesson, R&D Design Engineer
Andreas gained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers University. He brings great design engineering skills and a positive attitude to the team to help us reach our goals.
Julia Skälegård, R&D Project Engineer
Julia graduated from Chalmers University with a BSc in Mechanical Engineering. Her strong drive ensures that projects are finished on time as we strive to create a sustainable society.
Martin Rosander, Sr. Structural Engineer
Martin has a background in calculations and project management with a special focus on composites for the offshore industry. As a aeronautical engineer from KTH (Royal Institute of Technology) Martin contributes constructively to the team. Martin also has a long experience in manufacturing for the offshore industry, giving him a large network of contacts. The specialisation in fatigue calculations is also valuable in the work on SeaTwirl S2.
Jonas Boström, Project Manager
Jonas is a Naval Architect graduated from Chalmers University of Technology and have experience from previous employment within class society and mechanical design for offshore equipment. Jonas contributes with a keen eye for design and interfaces of mechanical systems, especially in the harsh ocean environment. Jonas is a solution and result orientated team player that stirs around to get forward and beyond.
John Salquist, 3D artist
John is a graduated 3D artist from Computer Graphics Design at YRGO and also holds a Bachelor of Fine Art from Valand Academy. He has a strong interest within visualization with experience from technology projects as well as art projects.
Roger Cederberg, Senior Advisor
Roger served as the Chairman of the Board during 2012-2019. Now he has taken on a new role as a senior advisor. He has a MSc Engineering from Chalmers and a PhD in computer science and an MBA to boot. Roger also does work for GU Ventures with business development and financing. Roger has a background from leading positions as CEO for Teragon Systems, Marketing Director for Hasselblad, CEO for IVS and SVP for IFS AB.
Peter Petrov, R&D Design Engineer
Peter has a BSc degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pennsylvania State University. He has experience as a senior design engineer and engineering manager at a company that manufactures custom deck machinery for the marine towing and escort industry as well as equipment for oceanographic research.
Amer Ceric, Computer-aided engineering
Amer is a CAE engineer with a MSc degree in applied and computational mechanics. He has extensive experience in the calculation field of steel structures and a background in both the automotive and offshore industry. He is a driven engineer who makes sure things move forward and who likes to think outside the box to find a solution.
Andreas Johansson, Communications Manager
Andreas is as a communications consultant at Solberg. He has a MSc degree in Financial Economics and extensive experience in business journalism covering the financial markets.
Elke Rosiers, Compliance Management expert
Elke is the CEO of Avanoa AB, a specialist in financing solutions for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. She has vast experience of EU finances and administration, audit-proofing, due diligence and business development. She fluent in four languages, has direct experience from public and private sectors and is particularly interested in crisis management and creative problem solving.
The team also consists of several experts providing business and technology development support.