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Please find contact details below for our various business units. If you would like to know more about our operations, or our service offering, you are welcome to get in touch.

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International affairs
India affairs
Nordic affairs
Career
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International affairs

Sven Granfors
Managing Director Solvina International AB
Phone: +46 (0)31-709 63 18
Mobile: +46 (0)708-72 10 86
sven.granfors@solvina.com
“My passion and drive comes from seeing all the successful results we can accomplish; the positive environmental impacts, large customer savings, better electricity availability for the people, development of engineers and growth of the company. The extremely competent employees, high level of engineering and “can do” attitude is what makes Solvina so special.”
Sven has long practical experience as power system specialist and is highly business oriented. He has developed many of the methods and technologies used in Solvina’s power plant testing services. Sven enjoys building long term relationships with employees and customers world wide. All though his current position, Managing Director of Solvina International AB, he thrives on engaging in all parts of the projects; management, business development, sales, project management and engineering.
Background/experience/education
– Master of Science in electrical engineering from Chalmers University and University of Stuttgart.
– Studies and work in Iceland.
– Power system and power plant dynamics specialist at Solvina AB, 2001-2014.
– Business unit manager at Solvina AB, 2014-2018.
– Business development mangager at Minesto (Tidal power plant developer) 2018-2019.
– Managing director at Solvina International AB.

India affairs

Shahzad Alam
Managing Director Solvina India Private Ltd
Phone: +91 120 4516596
Mobile: +91 99 10611184
shahzad.alam@solvina.com
“The biggest challenge at Solvina is managing business and cultural disparity, selling value of our services to extremely cost sensitive Indian market, where we seldom value intellectual propriety. I’ve got a desire to learn and self-improve, to build the Solvina brand in and around India, to stay ethical in a tough business environment, and to associate Solvina services with the big business organizations.”
Shahzad works with business development and team building at Solvina’s office in New Dehli, India. He has an ardent interest in customer satisfaction and relation building.
Background/experience/education
– Electrical engineering graduate.
– More than 29 years of experience in the power sector.
From project execution to operation and maintenance. He has developed special interest in condition monitoring of electrical equipment with specialized training in techniques like partial discharge analysis and motor current signature analysis.
– Entrepreneur and in business for over a decade providing consultancy services to power sector in the field of condition assessment and diagnostics. Shahzad’s expertise in power quality analysis has been crucial in helping the Central Electricity Regulatory Committee, India, in framing of regulations for Power Quality.
– Employed at Solvina since 2015.

Nordic affairs

Ulla-Karin Wendt
Managing Director Solvina AB
Phone: +46 (0)31-709 63 16
Mobile: +46 (0)706-69 42 29
ulla-karin.wendt@solvina.com
“At Solvina there is a natural openness and curiosity towards the outside world in combination with an exciting composition of employees. This means that every day we all return home with new insights and ideas. The decision paths are short, and changes and improvements are made all the time. ”
Ulla-Karin has been employed in large organizations, small consulting companies and has also run her own business. She has worked in the defense industry with maintenance and life cycle costing, probabilistic safety analysis in the nuclear power industry and today, focus is on change management and process development. She is excited to work in a technical environment with high demands on both safety, efficiency and quality. She can see potential environmental improvements in projects where others see emissions – she can see simplified ways to work and quality gains where others see administrative problems.
Background/experience/education
– MSc Mechanical Engineering.
– After a few years in the defense industry Ulla-Karin worked sixteen years for Vattenfall, as a consultant and in various positions as a manager. Nuclear safety and risk analysis in general lead to environmental risk analysis and then to life cycle analyzes, LCA. She has been project manager for Vattenfalls EPD´s, Environmental Product Declaration, of electricity from nuclear power plants. Ulla-Karin is a certified coach in change management since 2001 and has lead process development of many types, from control room surveillance to requirement management, mostly in the energy sector.
– Business area manager – nuclear power at Solvina AB, 2007.
– Consultant for 12 years in own company Prewendt Consulting AB.
– Returned to Solvina, 2018.
Björn Ivarsson
Business Unit Manager Engineering Management Solvina AB
Phone: +46 (0)31-709 63 07
Mobile: +46 (0)703-59 88 19
bjorn.ivarsson@solvina.com
The best thing about working at Solvina is the variation in assignments and customers and to apply my experiences adapted to other industries and businesses. The biggest challenge is to meet the customer in their “reality” and adapt solutions according to their needs – to successfully implement changes.
Björn has previous experience from the product development industry and the nuclear power industry with systems design, management, project management and as a client ordering projects. Björn has been in the corresponding position as Solvina’s customers, which makes him unique.
Background/experience/education
– MSc Electrical Engineering.
– Björn worked for six years at Ericsson with mobile telephony; first with signal processing and then as system design responsible for development of base stations for a customer in Japan. Björn then changed path to nuclear power and worked as a project manager at Ringhals. He then became technical support manager for Ringhals 2 with responsibility for development, maintenance, licensing, plant documentation etc. After that he worked as head of an internal consulting department at Vattenfall focusing on nuclear safety and licensing. Between October 2014 and December 2016, he worked in Abu Dhabi for a company building four new nuclear power plants as a licensing manager for the operating organization. The work involved  preparations of the organization for operations (competence, resources, working methods and processes, etc.) and contributing to the project’s licensing work.
– Employed at Solvina since January 2017.
Stefan Schleeh
Business Unit Manager Dynamics and Control Solvina AB
Phone: +46 (0)31-709 63 10
Mobile: +46 (0)701-60 89 10
stefan.schleeh@solvina.com
“Here at Solvina we are ALL unique and special. My main mission is to make sure all these excellent engineers do what they individually exceed in. The by far most satisfying and stimulating aspect of working at Solvina is the high level colleagues you’re surrounded with. The discussions are always initiated and passionate and they leave you a little bit wiser each time.”
With a broad experience from many aspects of power systems engineering, Stefan is well suited to combine Solvina’s competencies into teams able to supply new kinds of services and also to direct their efforts to where it makes the most use.
Background/experience/education
– M.Sc. in electrical engineering.
– Employed at Solvina since 2013.
Stefan has been involved in most of Solvina’s different power system projects. He has been involved in many of Solvinas island operation tests and also been working with international sales. Since 2019 he’s been the business unit manager for the Dynamics & Control group which entails both power, process and control competencies.

Career

Emelie Gaveberg
Managing Director Solvina Group AB
Phone: +46 (0)31-709 63 06
Mobile: +46 (0)708-72 10 83
emelie.gaveberg@solvina.com
“The biggest challenge for me is to find more competent colleagues who fit our business, who want to grow with us and contribute to Solvina. I strongly believe in our philosophy of putting great effort into getting to know our applicants and employees both as talented engineers and as the personalities we all are. ”
Meet the central connecting point of Solvina. Since Emelie has been working at Solvina since the start, in 1998, she knows the company both inside and out. She is the one who ties it all together when needed.
Background/experience/education
– M.Sc. in mechanical engineering.
– Through her thesis project, Emelie got in touch with Mikael Nyström. He employed Emelie and she worked for a couple of years as a consultant at Ringhals nuclear power plant. She was then asked by Mikael to accompany him at Solvina when he, Peter Dahlström and Pontus Ryd started Solvina.
– Emelie has mainly worked as a consultant in the nuclear power industry with modernization of control systems, and also in recent years on the infrastructure side. Emelie has been business area manager and deputy managing director of Solvina AB, deputy managing director of Solvina Group AB and project manager for Solvinas ISO 9001 and 14001 certification.

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