The Team

The Team

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.

Peter Schou, Interim CEO

Born in 1969. Interim CEO since 2020. MBA from Copenhagen Business School (CBS). Peter has extensive international business experience from his 17 years in Asia, where he last served as CEO, Greater China, for the subsidiary of large multinational 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.


Extended team

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.

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.

Johan Hultstam, Technical procurement

Johan holds a master’s degree in engineering from the University of Lund and has extensive experience from international purchasing, technical negotiations and manufacturing from several big projects within in the manufacturing industry, for instance from companies such as AB Volvo, Volvo Cars, BAE Systems and Husqvarna. Johan has also worked for the government agency Invest Sweden, later merged into Business Sweden, which was tasked with attracting suppliers to Swedish industry.

Mattias Haggärde Langqrie, Structural Engineer

Mattias holds a master’s degree in technical mathematics from Chalmers University of Technology and has extensive experience from analytics and product development within the offshore sector. His passion is to find simple solutions to hard or advanced problems.


The team also consists of several experts providing business and technology development support.

“What is now clear is that floating wind power will become a very big market. SeaTwirl is an interesting construction with bright prospects for success.”
Jens Tommerup
Chairman of the Board, SeaTwirl

The Board

Jens Tommerup, Chairman of the Board

Board member since 2018. BSc Engineering. Management programmes at Imperial College London and INSEAD. Jens was the CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind from inception in 2014 until April 2018 and helped build the company into one of the leaders in offshore wind power. Before MHI Vestas he had successful spells as head of Vestas China and later as head of the merged Vestas business area Asia/Pacific and China.

Peter Laurits, Vice Chairman of the Board

Board member since 2017. MSc Engineering from Chalmers. Part-owner and CEO of Concept Träningsredskap AB. Between 2008-2013 Peter was the CEO of Corroventa Avfuktning. Before that he had several positions in Saab Training Systems, among others VP and Head of Sales.

Charlotte Bergqvist, Board member

Board member since 2018. Msc International Business Administration from School of business, economics and law at the University of Gothenburg. Charlotte has 15 years of experience from the energy industry, mostly from roles in the renewable energy space, first at SKF in Gothenburg, then at wpd in Stockholm and now as an independent consultant. Besides board member of SeaTwirl, Charlotte is the chairperson of the electricity industry’s assocation Power Circle and board member of Svenska Kraftnät, the authority responsible for the Swedish power grid.

Pontus Ryd, Board member

Board member since 2016. MSc Engineering, Lic Eng Energy Conversion Technology. Part-owner with several board assignments for Solvina. Pontus has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and expert consultant in the power and process industries with international contacts with grid operators and power companies.

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Peter Schou

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