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Ylva Williams

CEO

Ylva Williams was appointed CEO of Stockholm Science City Foundation in 2009. Ylva has a strong background within life science, most recently from the communication consultant firm JKL and prior to that Business Sweden, Pharmacia Biotech, KEBO Lab and VWR International. She holds an M.S. in Chemical Engineering from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Ylva is member of the Board of Hagastaden Property Developers and of City of Järfälla Economic Development Company. Ylva Williams is also part of the jury for the Arthur D. Little Nordic Life Science Award. 

Filippa Kull, Ph.D.

Business Development Director

Filippa joined Stockholm Science City in May 2006. Her main focus is on the concept development of a life science cluster in Hagastaden. Previously, Filippa worked as a scientific secretary for Wallenberg Consortium North (WCN), a national project within functional genomics. She has also been running her own business as a consultant within coordination of research. Filippa holds a Ph.D. in Medical Science from Karolinska Institutet, and a M.S. in Molecular Biology from Lund University.

Per Lek, Ph.D.

Business Development Manager

Per joined Stockholm Science City in May 2012. Per has long experience in drug development, project management, chemometrics and intellectual property rights. He was also co-founder of a small biotech company. Per holds a Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Umeå University.

Andreas Namslauer, Ph.D.

Business Development Manager

Andreas joined Stockholm Science City in August 2010. Previously, he worked within research, project management, marketing communication and business development at Sidec, which is a spin-off company from Karolinska Institutet. He has also worked as a project manager in the education industry. Andreas holds a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Stockholm University.

Anna Frejd

Marketing and Communications Director

Anna joined Stockholm Science City in May 2010. During the last 14 years, she has held various positions within life science communication in industry as well as in academia. Anna holds a Licentiate Degree in Molecular Biology from Stockholm University, she has also studied Journalism at Poppius School of Journalism.

Klara Gustafsson

Marketing Coordinator

Klara Gustafsson joined Stockholm Science City Foundation in August 2013. She has studied Media and Communication and holds a Bachelor's Degree in Media Technology. Klara has experience of web communication and digital marketing and was most recently recruited from Karolinska Institutet.

Johan Gómez de la Torre, Ph.D.

Business Development Manager (on parental leave)

Johan joined Stockholm Science City in January 2017. Johan holds a Ph.D. in Nanotechnology from Uppsala University and has experience from both academic research and industrial development of materials for pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. He is co-fonder of a company and has also worked with financing of research intensive companies.

Mina Mousaeian

Administrative Assistant

Mina joined Stockholm Science City in January 2007. She manages the organization’s economy and switchboard, among other things. Mina has studied Business Administration at the School of Economics in Nacka.

Mikaela Rapp

Business Development Manager

Mikaela joined Stockholm Science City in January 2019. Mikaela has a background as a senior scientist at Medivir AB and as a group leader in biochemistry at Stockholm University. She also has experience as project manager for a collaborative project between industry and academia to implement cryo electron microscopy as a tool in drug discovery. Mikaela holds a Ph.D in Biochemistry from Stockholm University.