Metallurgical Advisory Board (MAB)
Hans Murray (born 1934) has a Mining Engineering degree (MSc Metallurgy) from Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (1962) and an MBA from CEI (1972), Geneva (now IMD in Lausanne). Hans has worked at Jernkontoret in Stockholm, SKF’s head office in Gothenburg as Material Development Coordinator and also been a project manager at SKF Nova. In addition, Hans has worked at Stållinefabriken, Steeltex and at ASEA Metallurgy in Västerås. Hans is the author of patents on friction bearings as well as the reduction processes that form the basis for GreenIron.
Bo Björkman (born 1953) has worked as a professor of Process Metallurgy at Luleå University of Technology since 1990. After graduating with a doctorate from Umeå University, Bo has been active at Boliden and Rönnskärsverken. He has broad experience and a large research network in iron and steel production and base metals. Recycling and use of residual products is a priority area and also close collaborations with the mineral, mining, cement and recycling industries.
Göran Carlsson (born 1954) has a degree in Mining Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology (Stockholm). Today, Chairman of the Board of Partnerinvest Övre Norrland, IUC Norr and Future Eco North Sweden, as well as a board member of Luleå Hamn and MEFOR. Has previously been a member of the Jernkontorets (The Swedish steel industry’s industry organization) Council. Göran has a career in the steel industry behind him and has, among other things, been the CEO of MEFOS, Swerea and SSAB Tunnplåt and head of SSAB’s production of raw steel in Luleå. In addition, he is a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences and has been an adjunct professor of metallurgy at Luleå University of Technology.
Peter Gossas (born 1949) has a MSc degree in Applied Physics from the University of Uppsala. Today Chairman of the Board at Alumbra Group AB. Peter has held several executive positions in the steel industry. Among others he has been the President of Sandvik Materials Technology, Divisional Manager in Outokumpu and held various managerial positions within SSAB. In addition, he has been chairman of the board in several international companies. Peter will bring important expertise in process and product knowledge. And not least with his long experience of investment projects in the process industry (including special metals, stainless and carbon steel, maintenance).
Carl-Michael Raihle was born in 1963 and holds a Metallurgical Engineering degree, MSc, and a PhD in Meterials Processing from Kungliga Tekniska Högskolan in Stockholm, Sweden. Carl-Michael is currently the owner and President of Creation AB and Member of the Board of Vidfamne AB. He has previously Held Board positions in Scanacon AB, Northland Resources AS, ABB gymnasiet and Holton Lmtd. Carl-Michael has a long career in the metallurgical and engineering field with leading positions within Ovako, Luvata and Outokumpu.
Jan Boberg (born 1963) has a MSc degree in material science from The Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Jan has long industrial experience from the steel industry where he has held roles as technical manager, production manager and metallurgical manager within Avesta-Sheffield. In addition, he has been global marketing manager for Long Products at Degerfors Stainless. Within Outokumpu’s pipe operations (OSTP AB), Jan has, among other things, been active as site manager, marketing manager, subsidiary manager and a member of the management. Over the years, several of the assignements have been in B2B, EPC projects, Oil & Gas, and in various segments of desalination plants, which has entailed many international business contacts.