Mats believe in leadership development and building cross-functional teams. With a finance background combined with global experience as well as experience of sitting in higher management, Mats an interesting career within leadership. This has given him a great ability to convert the vision and mission into reality. In his role as interim manager and management consultant Mats will use his toolbox of leadership to the best advantage. He applies positive Lean Thinking and Innovation methodology to improve processes and organizational performance. With strong expertise in strategic planning and process optimization delivers Mats consistently very good results in cost optimization, increased revenue, and greater profitability.
"It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change."
- Charles Darwin
With Mats as your Manager; you will have a leader with extensive international exposure that is also very good at building confidence and promoting cross-border cooperation. Mats has an understanding of the activities, processes, finance and IT / ICT and combines this with easy to interpret customer value, increase understanding of products and services. Mats believe in developing people, enable change, impact and influence, and work with interpersonal awareness.
What do you like most about your profession?
To develop organisations via the people within it and create a sustainable company.
What questions do clients most commonly ask you? How do you respond?
Will you achieve your goals and results? Yes, and often higher and better than the customer thought!
What are 3 attributes you need to be successful in your industry?
Good Company culture Transformational Leadership Leadership Innovation
How are you different than others in your profession?
I see leadership as a profession, not as a specialist side kick. I have during the years every time shown that of you have the right leadership you could create fantastic results, especially is you need to relay on the experts and specialist you as a leader have in the team. Instead of being the specialist and get into details and mistrust the team.
What are your biggest professional influences (books, mentors, events)?
Roger Lindberg Kjell Enhager Olof Röhlander Fredrik Härén Jim Collins book "Good to Great" Dalai Lama
Describe your proudest professional accomplishment.
Creating high performance teams
Interim and Change Manager at Capacia Scandinavia AB
January 2014 - Present
Interim manager for start-ups and established organisation that want to change the culture and processes to more efficient way of working. Own firm and work with partners.
Also mentor/coach and Business Angel in Stockholms Affärsänglar, i.e. support and investor in entrepenures, start-ups supporting with business plans and startegies etc.
Chairman BRF Välbehaget at BRF Välbehaget
May 2013 - Present
As chairman I delegate as much as possible and serve as a coach to the other members. Chairman has a casting vote in the event of a tie.
Convene Board Meeting and Conference Chair.
Ensure that the minutes of the meeting is taken
Ultimately responsible for the Meeting and Board decisions are enforced
Make sure that the association is insured
Ensure that authorization rules established and followed
Member of the board at Live Systems Sweden AB
September 2012 - December 2012
Board of Directors position. Supported with my leadership, business knowledge to this new start up company.
Member of the board at Taxi Smart Sweden AB
March 2012 - August 2012
Supported with my leadership, business knowledge and supported with Business Plan, Business Case, Customer contract, Supplier agreements and did seminares/presentations of this new company.
R&D Project Office Manager ICT at Ericsson AB
January 2012 - December 2013
Responsible for projective deliveries for R&D developed hardware and software to be tested in test environment laboratories, and then delivered to customers. Responsible for an annual OPEX and CAPEX forecast 236 million SEK. Reported to Head of Engineering Service Manager. Direct reports; 3 Delivery Managers and 20 Project Managers.
• Changed Project Managers from re-active to pro-active way of working, resulted in 95-100 % on time deliveries from previous 68 % (previous 3 years).
ICT Project Portfolio Manager, Finance & Sourcing at Ericsson AB
May 2010 - December 2011
Strategic purchasing and project portfolio management for the Ericsson’s Group within Finance and Sourcing department, on-going 15-22 IT-projects. Leveraging best practice through project deliveries and always meet or exceed customer expectations. Responsible for annual Project budget 75 million SEK and 20 project managers. Reported to Head of Project Delivery. Drove and worked closely with suppliers Accenture, TATA and IBM.
• Reduce project costs up to 30 %.
• Outsourcing the delivery about 50 % to low cost country.
• Raised project quality and delivery via structured project management.
Operational Excellence Manager at Ericsson AB
February 2010 - April 2010
Improvement in processes using lean philosophy. Mainly Procurement to Payment process (Accounts Payable). Last project where I was driving we changed Ericsson's global Travel agency and this initiative saved hundreds of million SEK per year.
Finance Manager at ST-Ericsson AB
May 2009 - January 2010
Professional recruiting and creating the Finance team. Responsible for 6 employees. Reported to the Company Controller. Worked closely with Finance-, Business Controllers and Sourcing. Responsible for OPEX of 2 275 million SEK. Created team spirit and handed over a team with tremendous energy.
Create accuracy, efficiency and interest performed tasks. Excellent cooperation and managerial skills.
• Secured correct processes and the ERP-system SAP being implemented, despite the lack of resources in terms of migration support, within timeframe of 1 month.
• Mats build the new ST-Ericsson financial department from sketch, he was able to achieve good result in just a short time period of 3 months.
• Increased supplier invoices with purchase order from 10-20% to 95 %.
Founder & Owner of STC (part job) at SweAsia Trading & Consulting (STC)
March 1982 - December 2011
Interim Manager and Management Consultant
and a Transformational Leader!
- Interim management, mentor and coach
- Seminar and lectures; In areas such as Leadership, Lean and Efficiency, Programs and Projects.
- Trading; International Market Developer that deliver services/Importing gods from/to Asia and Sweden.
York St John University, UK
Degree: Master of Arts (MA)
Field of Study: Leadership Innovation and Change Management
Field of Study: Advance Finance Education (HFU)
Field of Study: Leadership
Degree: College school leaving certificate
Field of Study: Advance Finance Special course
Degree: College school leaving certificate
Field of Study: Finance, Marketing
Degree: Compulsory school
Field of Study: General subjects
Understanding Group and Leader (UGL and FUGL)
Authority: Gällöftsa Utbildning AB
Share It Leadership
Authority: Zwedberg & Partners
License: Gestalt Therapy
Leadership Core Curriculum (LCC)
Authority: Ericsson University
License: Certified Leader
Authority: Provins 5 & Gällöfsta Utbildning AB
Start Date: Sep 01, 2009
Authority: ESI International
Start Date: May 01, 2005
Project Manager in PROPS methodology
Start Date: Apr 01, 2002
Proficiency: Native or Bilingual Proficiency
Proficiency: Limited Working Proficiency
Proficiency: Full Professional Proficiency
Proficiency: Elementary Proficiency
Contact Center Management
Publication: Telekom Idag
Date: May 28, 2009
Telekom Idag journalist Anne Pettersson
Who’s Who (1998-2000)
Publication: Europa Publications
Date: Sep 01, 2000
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