Alex invests over a broad range of deep tech areas, primarily in the intersection of engineering and biology. He has gained his transaction experience from Industrifonden, a multi-stage venture capital fund, and from Alder, a sustainability-focused investment firm. He holds an M.Sc. in Biotechnology Engineering and a Ph.D. in Engineering Physics from Uppsala University.
After a career in strategy and R&D in the telecom industry, David has spent more than 20 years in Venture Capital investing. Believing strongly in the transformative power of science, David focuses mostly on physics, ICT and quantum technologies. David holds a Ph.D. in Atomic Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology and an M.B.A. from the Stockholm School of Economics.
Diana is responsible for sourcing and managing the investment process. She also focuses on the analysis and modelling of business cases, competitive landscapes and industrial shifts. She has a background as management consultant and holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from the Royal Institute of Technology, specializing in Computer Science and Communication.
Passionate about life science startups and with pharma industry experience from Sobi, Elins investment scope spans the entire life science field, from research tools to therapeutic and diagnostic applications. She gained extensive entrepreneurial experience as a business coach at Karolinska Institutet Innovations before joining Navigare. Elin holds a M.Sc. in Medical Research and a Ph.D. in Neuro-Oncology from Uppsala University.
Leveraging his background in private equity, Fred focuses on growth and industrialization at Navigare. He has several years of experience from investing in healthcare and industrial technology at Patricia Industries in New York and Prorsum Capital in Zurich. Prior to Patricia, Fred worked at BBH in New York and Temasek Holdings in Singapore. Fred holds a B.Sc. from Georgetown University and an M.B.A. from the IMD Business School.
Pontus has deep insight Industrial R&D, and how new technologies impact businesses and industrial verticals. Originally a radar engineer, Pontus has a long career in the high tech and defence industries, including fourteen years at Saab as CTO. He has an Executive M.B.A. from the Stockholm School of Economics and an M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology.
Salla invests over a broad range of deep tech areas, primarily in the intersection of mathematics, engineering and technology. She has spent large parts of her career working in the boundary between academic research and industrial applications, both at SEB Group and IKEA Retail (Ingka Digital). Salla has a PhD in mathematics from Stockholm University and was voted Nordic data science professional of the year in 2021.
Göran Sandberg, Chair
Executive Director, Marianne and Marcus Wallenberg Foundation
CEO, Navigare Ventures
Jenny Ashman Haquinius
Investment Manager, Patricia Industries
Investment Director, SEB
General Partner, Cherry Ventures