Tomas Kåberger new chairman of Johanneberg Science Park
At the Annual General Meeting on May 29, 2020, Tomas Kåberger was appointed new Chairman of Johanneberg Science Park. With a long list of heavy international and national positions on his resume, he looks forward to contributing to the company's continued collaborative work towards a sustainable industrial and societal development.
— Johanneberg Science Park works with many difficult and important issues. That is something I like, and I look forward to a mutually interesting and educational engagement. As chair, my role will be to ensure proper decision-making processes and that decisions implemented well, says Tomas Kåberger.
Tomas Kåberger has previously been Professor at Chalmers University of Technology and Director General of the Swedish Energy Agency. Now he is mainly occupied with leading an institute in Tokyo that works with renewable energy and in Europe he works for InnoEnergy, which is part of the EIT, European Institute for Innovation & Technology.
He is currently an affiliate professor at Chalmers University of Technology in the area of industrial energy policy at the Department of Technology Management and Economics. He is also an adviser to Chalmers Area of Advance Energy.
In addition to serving as chairman of the board of the Renewable Energy Institute in Tokyo, he is a senior advisor to The Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization and Climate KIC.
Nationally he is a member of the Swedish Climate Policy Council, an independent interdisciplinary expert body that evaluates whether the government's overall policy leads to the goal of zero emissions in 2045. He also sits on the board of Vattenfall and for five years on the board of the Industrial Fund.
— Tomas has, to say the least, a solid background, a large knowledge and a wide network that can benefit us. Not least in the area of energy, which is one of our focus areas under the more comprehensive urban development umbrella under which we operate. We look forward to a productive collaboration on the board under his leadership, with the continued ambition to be Sweden's leading collaborative arena for urban development,” says Mats Bergh, CEO of Johanneberg Science Park.
Tomas Kåberger takes over the chairmanship of Johanneberg Science Park after Lars Göran Andersson, CEO of HSB, who has been holding the post since 2018.