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We are constantly looking for people who share our view of the world. Have you also realized that something important is missing in the way most companies are led? Do you have your own vision and a driving force that aligns with ours? If so, contact us for a meeting.


Kurt Arfs

+46 70 6884538

Kurt holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics and has a long background in various management positions in Volvo and other companies. He started his work with strategic operational development at Volvo Aero Space Division in the mid 90’s. Together with Per-Anders Hedegren he was one of the key players when Volvo Group initiated the Strategy of Change process. Since he left Volvo in 1998, Kurt has introduced Integral Management to a wide spectrum of quite different businesses such as SEB, Trygg Hansa, Ericsson, Barilla and Nobina. Kurt joined Integ Partner in 2011.

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Tomas Ek

+46 70 3493232

Tomas holds a degree in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Uppsala. He has a long background as CFO, HR manager and COO in ABB, Car-O-Liner, Akzo Nobel and, most recently, in Permobil. For 20 years Tomas has been deeply involved in formulating strategies and strategy realisation. In this process he has identified many of the pitfalls and difficulties that show up as soon as the strategy leaves the ”drawing board”. Tomas joined Integ Partner in 2014 and has, in that capacity, worked with Permobil, Mycronic, Seco Tools and ABB Service.

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Anders Ericsson

+46 70 2460620

Anders has 20 years of executive experience from operational business positions within R&D, Product Management, Organizational Development, Strategy and Innovation. Between 2005 and 2010 he led the largest corporate R&D program within ABB bringing a new portfolio management culture into the organization. In 2012, Anders co-developed the organizational development transformation program at Seco Tools together with Integ Partner using Integral Management. Remaining in a central position he led that effort between 2016 and 2019. Anders was first exposed to Action Learning towards the end of the 1990’s from that point onwards, he has remained passionately interested in leadership and leadership development focusing on team leadership development. This interest in leadership combined with a knack for holistic and system thinking has naturally led to a proficiency in organizational development. Anders holds a PhD in Material Science from Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne and a MSc in Aerospace Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

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Mats Eriksson

Mats, a psychologist from Uppsala University, has spent the past 35 years designing and implementing a large number of comprehensive processes for strategic and cultural development. His experience spans a wide spectrum of companies, in Sweden and internationally. As the other of the two original creators of our management model, he developed the principles and methods of Integral Management in close collaboration with client companies. Mats co-authored the books “Manöverbarhet” and “Integral Management” together with Lasse Ramquist and “The Salamander Club” together with Karin Eriksson. Mats is also a founder of Integ Partner.

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Håkan Färnlöf

+46 70 6251851

Håkan is an Electro Technical Engineer, with more than 20 years in various management positions inside ABB. For the last 15 years Håkan has worked as an internal consultant and trainer. First at ABB Power Products and then in Volvo Logistics and Munters. In those companies, as well as in his role as Management Consultant in Integ Partner, Håkan has initiated, maintained and re-vitalised Integral Management via the use of our Strategy Engine in many different countries and cultures across the world, including China, India, USA and Sweden. Today Håkan is Senior Partner and Managing Director at Integ Partner.

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Per-Anders Hedegren

+46 70 6884539

Per-Anders is a Licensed Psychologist from the University of Uppsala. He was the co-ordinator of a major strategic and cultural change process, launched at Volvo Aero in 1986, and from 1995 he played a similar role in the Strategy of Change project for the whole Volvo Group. This was Volvo’s main vehicle for strategic change and cultural evolution. Per-Anders left Volvo in 1998 to work as a Management Consultant helping companies with strategic operational development and leadership training. He joined Integ Partner in 2011.

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Anna Lundquist

+41 79 540 9892

Anna has a Master of Science in Materials Engineering from the University of Uppsala. In her role as Internal Trainer at ABB she has initiated and co-ordinatated the start up of several local Strategy Engines within ABB. She has also held a series of different management positions in ABB, among them assignments to develop multiple source strategies for purchasing and a large scale move of operations and technology from a Swiss factory to Vietnam. Those major change projects gave her a unique opportunity to apply her passion for and deep mastery of Integral Management. Anna joined Integ Partner in 2016.

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Lasse Ramquist

+46 70 6201642

As one of the two original creators of our management model, Lasse has had the privilege of working with a vast range of companies, across many different business sectors, for the past 35 years. Client companies with operations in countries as diverse as Sweden, Norway, USA, Canada, Germany, Poland, Belgium, Italy, South Africa, China, Mexico and Brazil. Lasse is a trained psychologist from the University of Uppsala. Lasse co-authored the books “Manöverbarhet/Maneuverability” (2000) and “Integral Management” (2006) together with Mats Eriksson. Lasse is one of the founders of Integ Partner.

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Johan Amborg

+46 70 6232467

Johan has more than 30 years of experience from different management roles in Swedish industry. He was in the 90's involved in starting up the operational development process in Volvo Cars and AB Volvo. Johan was globally responsible for putting in place an operational development process within Volvo Buses. The aim was to involve and engage 6000 employees to make the overall strategies happen on the ground. Johan’s experience from working with Volvo Cars, AB Volvo, their suppliers and dealers, from many different parts of the world, has given him a good understanding of how to work in different cultures. Since 2013 he has worked with the construction industry through the Swedish Transport Administration and their various hired consultants and contractors. The focus has been on the development of the operation, leadership, team and collaboration between different parties in a variety of projects. From small road or railway projects to huge infrastructure projects.

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Oskar Afzelius

+46 707 538653

Oskar is experienced in Human resources management and has been working widely with co-worker and leader issues in 15 years in both public and private sector. During his time in the Volvo Group he got introduced to the integrating way of leading and got experience as an internal consultant working with coaching and training leaders in the integral way. In his different roles as HR-business partner and internal consultant Oskar has supported many change initiatives in different industries and in different part of the world.

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Doug Frey

+1 828 329 1704

Doug Frey graduated from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia with a degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research. He worked for Volvo AB for 37 years and held a number of different management positions including 13 years in the truck assembly factory as well as manager of product commonality in Gothenburg, Sweden. Doug also worked as chief engineer and North American operational development initiator in Greensboro, USA. He has led many international operational development trainings and initiated new programs in the US, Brazil, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Mexico. Recently, Doug helped initiate a Integral Management start-up in the USA.

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Mats Frid


Mats holds a M. Sc in Mechanical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm and M. Sc Engineering Management from Stanford University. With over 15 years experience as a CEO Mats is passionate about the potential in empowering employees by developing culture and structure for true engagement. In his role as consultant he has helped organizations in a number of industries develop and implement strategies. A strong communicator with good strategic understanding, he is able to identify and describe the essence of a problem and make them easy to understand. His hands on management experience combined with a deep understanding for human behavior help clients get to the essence of what they need to address in order to make change happen.

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Helena Söderström

+ 46 705320081

Helena has a Master of International Business Administration from Lund University and a Certificate in Management from Henley Management College. After studies and the ABB Executive trainee program she has held several management positions within sales, marketing and product management amongst others. At ABB Helena also worked as an internal management consultant supporting different management teams in ABB with strategy- and business development and with developing the product management function within several divisions globally. The most recent position was as VP of Marketing and Product Lines at globally at Seco tools. Throughout her career and the different management positions, strategy development and implementation has been in focus. The methodology from IntegPartner, which secures a good dialogue and a true engagement within each individual and group, has been an important part of the managerial toolbox during 20 years of driving sustainable change.

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Bernhard Sterchi

+41 78 783 72 44

Bernhard holds a Ph.D. in historical anthropology from the University of Basel. After a series of international HR roles in Ciba-Geigy, he was head of HR project management at Baloise Insurance, and as such responsible for the introduction of people-oriented knowledge management. For 9 years he was part of Malik Management Zentrum St. Gallen, a systems-oriented management consulting and training firm, where he was, amongst many other roles, responsible for the offering on corporate culture. In 2012, he has founded Palladio Trusted Advisers, and developed specific training and consulting offers using the latest discoveries in complexity science for the purpose of leadership and organisation.

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Kristian Thersthol

+46 70 5100088

Kristian holds a Bachelor of Business administration and a Bachelor of Science in Politics and Economics from University of Gothenburg. He brings over 15 years of experience from the IT and Telecom sector in the Nordic region. He has held several different positions ranging from sales management to product management as well as several higher managerial roles. Kristian is a founding partner at Straleda and brings 15 years of experience in management and leadership consulting. With an executive and business background, Kristian works with strategy execution and development of leadership and management teams. Everything with full business focus in order to help the client to reach their strategic goals. Kristian joined Integ Partner in 2020.

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Bettina Warnecke

+49 15222931958

Bettina holds a Master in Economics / Management from the International School of Management in Dortmund, Germany. She has worked for more than 15 years in various management positions in medium to big sized corporations in Germany and Switzerland. Bettina held various leadership roles in Marketing / International Sales and General Management. Her industry focus is on consumer goods specifically retail, mailorder and e-commerce. She has worked for big international groups like Quelle AG and Compass Group in Germany and medium sized companies like Betty Bossi AG and Swiss Online Shopping AG in Switzerland. Bettina has managed turn-arounds, restructuring projects and has developed successfully new products/services/online plattforms from scratch. Bettina is passionate about empowering employees to reach their full potential. She joined Integ Partner in 2018.

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