President Nils Åberg, Partner of Advokatfirman Carler, a Swedish law firm specialized in turnaround, restructuring and insolvency law. He has extensive experience of turnarounds, business reorganization and voluntary arrangements with creditors. He is regularly appointed as official receiver in bankruptcies and as liquidator, often with international connections. Nils regularly assists creditors and other parties with counterparties in financial difficulties. Finally, he has broad experience of litigation and arbitration, in particular with connection to insolvency.
Fredrik Vernersson, is a Senior Vice President and Head of Group Strategy and Operational Development at NCC AB, a leading Nordic-based construction company. Prior to joining NCC, Fredrik worked in McKinsey& Company, Recovery and Transformation Services (RTS). With 20 years of management consulting experience his a led multiple turnarounds and transformations, specifically strategic and operation operational improvements and performance improvement programs. His experience includes OEMs and suppliers, manufacturers of commercial vehicles and industrial goods, logistics and transportation companies as well as private equity firms.
Niklas Körling, Partner at law firm Wistrand, a top tier Legal 500 law firm within Insolvency. He is a restructuring and finance specialist and has extensive experience of advising creditors to secure their rights and is also appointed bankruptcy administrator and liquidator for solvent liquidations.
Krister Levin, Partner at Advokatfirman GHC, a leading law firm in Sweden and was admitted to the Swedish Bar Association in 1989. He has worked primarily in the fields of M&A, Restructuring and Insolvency. He is qualified as a bankruptcy receiver, acts as bankruptcy trustee in various corporate actions, and has advised commercial banking clients for over 15 years on all aspects of debt. He works primarily with mid-market and large companies, and acts as general counsel for various private organisations.
Beth Topolovsky, Founder and Managing Partner of Stinson Partners AB, which specializes in corporate turnarounds for technology companies. She has extensive experience as a senior manager and technical contributor from Cisco Systems, Hewlett-Packard, and KLA-Tencor.Beth was also a co-founder and CEO of Q2 Labs AB and has held Chief Operating Officer positions with Transmode AB and Tilgin. She serves as the Vice Chairperson for the American Chambers of Commerce in Sweden.
Karl Björlin mainly specialises in restructuring, insolvency and banking and finance. He has extensive experience of corporate restructuring, liquidations (solvent and insolvent), advising directors on directors' duties and responsibilities and other matters related to financially distressed companies. Karl is accredited and regularly appointed as administrator or official receiver in company reorganisations and liquidations, both by the courts and the Swedish Companies Registration Office. He also represents banks, financial institutions and other creditors in various insolvency proceedings as well as clients in litigation.
Jonas Rickardsson, Managing Director, EY Restructuring and Turnaround. Jonas is focusing on providing financial advice to stakeholders in distressed situations. He has extensive experience from leading complex restructuring projects with the aim to obtain a better understanding of the financial and commercial position of the business, its prospective viability and identifying the range of restructuring options available to the stakeholders. Besides providing restructuring advice, Jonas has worked on a number of healthy transactions providing financial advice to both Private Equity and Corporate clients.
Jan Åberg is CEO of FR&R Invest AB a subsidiary of Swedbank AB. Jan has a thorough and prevailing experience of distressed situations including credit restructuring, debt to equity swaps and value added management of repossessed assets until exit. Jan has also specialized in corporate finance transactions and held different positions of corporate banking.
2019 Chapter Officers
President: Nils Åberg
Vice President Finance, Secretary: Krister Levin
Communications & Marketing Chair: Niklas Körling
Membership Chair: Beth Topolovsky
Certifications Chair: Fredrik Vernersson