Board of Directors

According to the Articles of Association, the Board of Directors shall consist of no less than three and no more than twelve Directors elected by the General Meeting. Shareholdings as of August 31, 2021.

James Anderson

Chairman
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Born: 1959
Nationality: UK citizen.
Independence: Independent of the Company and management and independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: -
Committee work: Chairman of the People & Remuneration Committee.

James Anderson became partner at Baillie Gifford in 1987. James led the European Equity Team and co-founded the Long Term Global Growth Strategy in 2003. James also Chaired the International Growth Portfolio Construction Group from its inception in 2003 until 2019. He has been manager of Scottish Mortgage Trust since 2000 and since 2015, joint manager with his colleague. James Anderson will retire from his position at Baillie Gifford in April 2022. After his departure, James will remain trustee and member of the Investment Committee at Johns Hopkins University, as Senior advisor to the Board of Antler Group and as Chair of Panmure House Price Panel. James is a member of the investment committee of University College, Oxford. He has studied at the universities Oxford, Carleton and Johns Hopkins.

Susanna Campbell

Board Director
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Born: 1973
Nationality: Swedish citizen.
Independence: Independent of the Company and management and independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: 1,700 class B shares.
Committee work: Member of the People & Remuneration Committee, Member of the Audit & Sustainability Committee.
Social media: LinkedIn

Susanna Campbell was elected a Director of the Board of Kinnevik in 2019. She currently serves as Chairman of Röhnisch Sportswear, Ljung & Sjöberg, and Babyshop Group. She is also a Board member of Indutrade, Northvolt and Nalka Invest, as well as Senior Advisor of Norrsken VC. Between 2012-2016, she was the Chief Executive Officer of Swedish investment firm Ratos, having joined the company in 2003 from McKinsey & Co. Susanna holds an MSc from Stockholm School of Economics. 

Harald Mix

Board Director
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Born: 1960
Nationality: Swedish citizen.
Independence: Independent of the Company and management and independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: 25,000 Class A-shares.
Committee work: Member of the People & Remuneration Committee.
Social media: LinkedIn

Harald Mix worked in management consulting and private equity at Booz Allen & Hamilton and at First Boston in New York before returning to Europe in 1990. He began his private equity career in 1990 and was one of the co-founders of the Swedish private equity firm Industrikapital where he was active until late 2001. Harald Mix later co-founded Altor Equity Partners in 2003 where he currently is the CEO. He currently also holds positions as Board member of Nordic Leisure Travel Group, Carneo AB and Carnegie Investment Bank. Harald Mix graduated in 1983 from Brown University, Rhode Island, and from Harvard Business School in 1987.

Brian McBride

Board Director
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Born: 1955
Nationality: UK citizen.
Independence: Independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: -
Committee work: Member of the Audit & Sustainability Committee.

Brian McBride was elected a Director of the Board of Kinnevik in 2019. He is the former Chairman of ASOS, the global online fashion and beauty retailer. He is currently non-executive Chair at Trainline and a non-executive director of Standard Life Aberdeen. Brian is also the lead nonexecutive director of the Board of the UK Ministry of Defence and a member of the Advisory Board of Scottish Equity Partners. Prior to assuming Chairmanship of ASOS, Brian was the Managing Director of Amazon UK, and prior to that the Managing Director of T-Mobile UK. 

Charlotte Strömberg

Board Director
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Born: 1959
Nationality: Swedish citizen.
Independence: Independent of the Company and management and independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: 4,000 class B shares.
Committee work: Chairman of the Audit & Sustainability Committee.
Social media: LinkedIn

Charlotte Strömberg was elected a Director of the Board of Kinnevik in 2018. She currently serves as a director of Clas Ohlson, Höganäs AB and Lindéngruppen AB and Deputy Chairman of Sofina. Charlotte is a member of the Swedish Securities Council, and a co-founder of DHS Venture Partners. During 2006-2011, she served as Chief Executive Officer of the Nordic operations of Jones Lang LaSalle. Prior to that she was Head of Equity Capital Markets, and Head of Investment Banking, at Carnegie Investment Bank. She holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. 

Cecilia Qvist

Board Director
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Born: 1972
Nationality: Swedish citizen 
Independence: Independent of the Company and management and independent of major shareholders.
Direct or related person ownership: -
Committee work: Member of the Audit & Sustainability Committee.
Social media: LinkedIn

Cecilia Qvist was elected a Director of the Board of Kinnevik in 2020. She is currently partner and Head of LEGO Ventures, vice chairman of CINT and director of Trustly. Prior to joing LEGO she was Global Head of Markets at Spotify and a senior advisor overseeing global growth strategy. Before joining Spotify in 2017, Cecilia held senior positions at Ericsson, Swedbank and NASDAQ. Cecilia holds an MBA from the University of Edinburgh.