With over a hundred years of accumulated knowledge and experience of making good use of nature’s gifts, we want to share our expertise and we hope to inspire you on our journey together towards a fossil free world.
Our experts are specialists in their respective fields, and inspirational speakers dedicated to today’s challenges.
We offer keynote speeches, guest speeches or participation in panel discussions. We have suggested some headline examples, please contact us for finding a topic that suits your needs.
Johanna Wuotila holds a M.Sc.Eng. in Bioresource Technology from Umeå University, Sweden. Thrives to combine the knowledge of green chemistry with an interdisciplinary approach to commercially deploy the conversion of biogenetic carbon into sustainable advanced biofuels and valued-added products. Passionate for sustainability and the environment, enjoys the outdoors with skiing, hiking, traveling, and other wildlife activities.
Maria holds a Msc in technical chemistry from Umeå University and a 15 years experinece within environmental engineering and sustainability. Passionate about sustainability topics and deep knowledge about market demands and new solutions for sustainable development within the chemical industry.
Emil Källström is the Member of Parliament who took the unexpected turn to become Vice President of a chemical company. Before Emil started at Sekab, he served as the spokesperson for Economy and Finance representing the Center Party. Emil holds an economics degree from the Stockholm School of Economics and brews his own beer on the homestead in Sund, not far from Sekab’s green chemical factory.
Ylwa Alwarsdotter has a long and broad experience in the field of BioEconomy and is the Chair of Biochem Europe. She has held top positions within Sales, Marketing, Research and Development both within the Forest Industry, and the Biofuel and Chemical industry. 7 years in row Il Bioeconomista has dedicated a tribute to her for making the bioeconomy happen. She is Head of Swedish delegation for ISO TC 308 Chain of Custody and for CEN TC 411 Bio-based products.
Tino Lassmann has a post-graduate education from the Vienna University of Technology which includes a PhD in chemical engineering, with a specialization in thermal process engineering. Originating from Austria, he has been working for Sekab since 2018, managing national and international funded projects and collaborations, as well as customer projects. He has 10 years of experience in simulation, balancing, analysis, model development, process integration and optimization of industrial processes – within scientific research as well as in the chemical and pharmaceutical industry.
PhD in Technical Chemistry, MBA in Finance, MSc in Business and Economics from Umeå University, Sweden. Almost two decades of experience from scientific research, industrial R&D, process engineering, and IPR related work primarily within thermochemical biomass processing, industrial biotechnology, fermentation, finance, and business development. International experience from work across five continents and the creator of 15 patents and patents pending. for the CelluAPP® Technology Platform.
Mathilda Johansson moved to Örnsköldsvik to write her master’s thesis at Sekab about high-yield fermentation of lignocellulosic sugar, then joined the innovation team to work with process simulation and optimization.
Mathilda holds a degree in biotechnology from Chalmers University of Technology and advocates cycling and sailing as modes of transportation for vacations.