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Current Experience

  • Project Manager / Business Analyst
    Since June 2015
    Project and information manager in Merger & Acquisitions projects. AstraZeneca strategy to return to growth and achieve scientific leadership aim for 50% the portfolio to be driven by externalisation, thus it is core to the company strategy. As a result we need a world class / best in class capacity to manage the M&A projects. We establish a best in class service to make AstraZeneca a great partner in alliances, mergers and acquisitions. Project manager and IT strategy lead with experience from migrations and divestitures. Test Lead, managing Integration testing, User Acceptance Testing and System administrator. I am working in close collaboration with the IT experts, internal and external business functions and vendors, business reference groups (BRG) and business partners. Business Analyst, enabling new science application and services in R&D. Keeping close contact to customers and vendors to ensure a timely and valuable delivery.

  • Business Development Manager Gothenburg, Sweden
    Since July 2009

    Special service in ground protection. Our products are ground reinforcement plates and ground protection mats that serve as temporary roadways and access tracks at events & construction sites, powerplants, landscaping and more. A protective matting solution and temporary flooring/ground system that can withstand rigorous industrial use & heavy loads to prevent equipment damage & injury. Our mats are made from 100% recycled waste materials. Look no further as we are Europe's most cost efficient alternative.

Past Experience

  • Consultant Manager - Science & Engineering
    March 2014 --- June 2015
    Managing a group of consultants in the engineering, pharmaceutical and life science area. Continuously meeting people and companies in the science and engineering areas and I enjoy being able to help my contacts to an interesting position within their area of expertise and to help the science / engineering companies to develop.

  • Business Change Lead
    January 2013 --- February 2015
    Projects management in the pharmaceutical R&D research and IT area. Managed an agile co-development project between Genedata and AstraZeneca which delivered a data evaluation software for kinetic / SPR data as a modul within Genedata Screener. We recieved a "Workflow simplification" award for the delivery.

  • Senior Research Scientist
    October 2009 --- September 2013
    Pre-clinical drug discovery working in close contact with a broad expertise in the respiratory, inflammation and autoimmune disease areas.. Focusing on target validation, fragment based drug discovery, HTS validation using a wide range of biophysical technologies such as SPR, ITC, TSA, etcetera.

  • R&D Scientist
    May 2006 --- September 2009
    PhD in Fragment Based Drug Discovery. Development of biophysical methods for protein-ligand interaction studies. Protein crystallography, SPR / Biacore, computational chemistry and data analytics.

  • PhD student in Structural Biology
    May 2006 --- September 2009
    PhD in Structural Biology at Heidelberg University in collaboration with Merck KGaA / MerckSerono. Development of technologies and strategies in the early stage of drug discovery projects. Data analysis and experimental wet lab work focusing on techniques used in fragment based drug discovery.

  • Graduate student
    October 2004 --- May 2006
    Label-free visualization of cell compartment in biological organisms using CARS microscopy (Coherent Anti-Stoke Raman Scattering), 2-photon fluorescence and FLIM (Fluorescence Life-time Imaging) with a multi photon pico-second pulsed laser system. Microfluidics, Cell-culture, Advanced laser and optics.

  • Student Worker
    June 2005 --- July 2005
    Research student in CARS microscopy, a non-invasive imaging technique for monitoring of lipids in biological samples, both in vivo and in vitro.

  • Student Worker
    June 2004 --- July 2004
    Development of protein crystal stabilization methods and usage of novel dissolving agents for applications in structural biology.Central Analysis Research department.

  • Student Worker
    June 2001 --- August 2002
    Fragment screening, Protein crystallography


Self Assessment :
PerspectiveAnalytical thinkingCharmCompetitivenessCollaborationCritical thinkingCuriosityInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeOptimismEfficiencyResult OrientedService orientedStrategic thinking


LinkedIn Assessment :
LifesciencesProject ManagementMergers & AcquisitionsEntrepreneurshipExternal RelationshipsDrug DiscoveryDrug DesignBiophysicsCheminformaticsLead ChangeBiochemistryIn Vitromolecular biologyEnzyme KineticsBiotechnologyProtein ExpressionChemistryAssay developmentX-ray crystallographyKineticsStructural BiologyCrystallographyCrystallizationITCBiacoreSurface Plasmon ResonanceSPRProtein chemistryConfocal MicroscopyFluorescenceMicrofluidicsSalesRecruitmentsLife SciencesUser Interface DesignBusiness IntelligenceTest PlanningBusiness PlanningDivestituresTransaction Advisory ServicesAcquisition IntegrationIntegration Testing

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analytical skills Analyze data Create SOPs Develop protocols Guide students Interpret data Report data Use a confocal microscopy Use content management systems Write papers Write protocolsAchieve sales objectivesAct as the main line of communication between the sponsor and the investigator Technology researchAdjust methodsAdminister supply requestAdministrative supportAnalyse growth / improvement potentialAnalyze proteinAnswer, transfer and handle incoming calls as needed.Archive study documentsAttend seminarsCell culturecollaborate in research projects at universitiesCollaborate with project teamCommunicationConduct university research Coordinate projectscoordinating research projectsData validationDesign IT solutionsDesign scientific experimentsDesign scientific projects (in biology)Develop business planDevelop training materialsDocument data collection systemDocument employees training requirementsDocument data reporting systemsEnsure data integrityEnsure data consistencyEstablish contractsEstablish professional relationships with partnersExecute scientific projectsFollow up training programsFollow up projectsIdentify market opportunitiesInteract with CROsInteract with pre-clinical scientistsInterpret analytical resultsInterpret datalifescienceManage laboratory proceduresManage multiple projectsManage research projectsManuscript preparationManuscript preparation and reviewOperate research equipmentOral presentationOrganize scientific projects (in biology)People managementPlan experimentsPrepare internal auditsPrepare manuscriptproject managementProvide trainingProvide technical supportPublish scientific projectsQuality control processR&DSelect contractors Shipment of biological specimenSolve problemsStorytellingSupervise techniciansSupport due diligence assessmentsTrain off site staffTeach university studentsTrain StaffUse fluorescence microscopyUse laboratory techniquesUse laser doppling imaging techniqueWork cross-functionallyVerify dataWrite documentsWrite final reportsWrite papersWritten presentation


  • PhD in Structural biology in drug discovery from Heidelberg University in 2009
  • Master of Science in Biochemistry from Chalmers tekniska högskola in 2005


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Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    12 weeks
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Business Development Manager Project Manager CEO
  • Locations I am interested in:
  • Work From Home:
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    20% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    20% FTE
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    Expert has 7 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Gothenburg, Sweden


Driving License
  • Yes