Meet our Team

 

Jörgen Gustafsson

CEO

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Dr Gustafsson has a background in global pharmaceutical industry having worked both in R&D and in business development for Pharmacia and AstraZeneca at managerial level. He also has experience from working with various assignments for SME companies in Med Tech and Pharma for example being the CEO of Respiratorius AB between 2008-2013. He has been involved in numerous start up companies as business advisor and/or board member. Jörgen is a partner in Medvasc as well as the CEO of the company.


Christine Widstrand

BOARD MEMBER

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Christine is the board representative from LU Holding AB, part owner of MedVASC AB, where she has been employed since 2009. She now has a position as vice CEO responsible for the LIFE Science portfolio.
Christine has over 15 years of experience in research and development and holds a PhD in analytical chemistry from Lund University. Her background as a CEO and founder of several bio-engineering companies has led to more than 20 years in business development, raising venture capital, international sales, licensing and quality management. 


Michael Åkesson

CHAIR OF THE BOARD

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Michael is a senior consultant of interventional radiology and has an experience of over twenty years with catheter based treatments and diagnosis. Previously he had the appointment as Head of the Division of Endovascular Surgery at the Vascular Department, University Hospital SUS Malmö. Now he works as a senior consultant at the Scandinavian Venous Centre, Malmö. He is the main owner of MedVASC AB and the inventor behind Solutio. Michael has a long experience in developing and testing new catheters for endovascular techniques. Michael is attached as a researcher to the Department of Clinical Science at the University of Lund. He is the cashier of the Seldinger Society of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and a fellow of CIRSE.


Henrik Nyman

Board member

Henrik Nyman

Henrik is a successful entrepreneur and leader within the medical device industry having run sales and marketing in both startup and multinational companies. Most recently, Henrik co-founded a distributing company within the Nordic region focusing on medical devices and endovascular products in particular. Prior to his startup endeavors, Henrik spent 11 years in different positions across the company’s cardiovascular franchise.


Anders Lundell

PARTNER / ADVISOR

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Dr Lundell is the owner and Operations Manager of Scandinavian Venous Centre, Malmö and Gothenburg, thereby providing the project with patients for the clinical study. Furthermore, with skilled staff and equipment which supports the project in its clinical and scientific implementation.


Johan Wassélius

PARTNER / ADVISOR

Johan Wassélius

Interventional radiologist and lecturer who, through his clinical and scientific knowledge, contributes to the scientific implementation.