Our staff

Volati is made up of a cohesive team of staff with extensive expertise.

You can find out more here about the people who work at Volati.


Patrik Wahlén

Founder, Chairman and Chairman of the Investment Committee.

Email: patrik.wahlen@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)70-699 96 76

Patrik holds a degree in economics from Lund University and founded Volati in 2003 together with Karl Perlhagen. Patrik has previously worked at Kemira and Ernst & Young Management Consulting AB.

Achievements: Two Vasalopp races, three Lidingölopp races, three marathons and one TjurRuset race.


Karl Perlhagen

Founder and Board Member

Email: karl.perlhagen@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)70-869 99 77

Karl founded Volati in 2003 together with Patrik Wahlén. Karl holds a degree in economics from Lund University and has previously founded Cross Pharma AB.

Achievements: Twelve Vasalopp races, nine Lidingölopp races, two Swedish Classic races, five marathons and one TjurRuset race.


Mårten Andersson

Chief Executive Officer

Email: marten.andersson@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)72-735 42 84

Mårten holds a degree in Business and Economics from Lund University. Mårten used to be the Group President for Försäkringsbolaget Skandia and has held a number of international positions at Skandia. Mårten started working at Volati in 2012.

Achievements: One marathon and one 15 km Lidingöloppet.


Andreas Stenbäck

Chief Financial Officer / Chief Investment Officer / acting Head of Business Area Consumer

Email:  andreas.stenback@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)708-890 960

Andreas holds a degree in M.Sc. in Engineering and Business Management from the Royal Institute of Technology and a B.Sc, in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm University. He has previously worked at Keystone Advisers and MCF Corporate Finance. Andreas started working at Volati in 2019.

Achievements: Three marathons, one Lidingölopp race, and five half marathons.


Håkan Karlström

Head of Business Area Trading

Email: hakan.karlstrom@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)70-522 40 52

Since 1996, worked as CFO in the business area's subsidiaries and for the Group, including board member in former holding company during this period. Since 2015 CFO for Volati Handel,
Before 1996, auditor of E & Y and various economic jobs in Swedish Industry and Trade.

Achievements: Two marathons


Nicklas Margård

Head of Business Area Industry

Email: nicklas.margard@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)76-200 85 78

Nicklas has worked as CEO of Besikta Bilprovning since 2014 and has served on the board at Tornum since 2005. Nicklas has previously worked as CEO of John Bean Technologies AB and has also been responsible for Asia at JBT FoodTech.

Achievements: One Vasalopp race and two half marathons


Linda Lönnerstam

Office Assistant

Email: linda.lonnerstam@volati.se

Phone: +46 (0)8-21 68 40

Cell: +46 (0)70-299 72 97

Linda holds a degree in Hospitality Management Diploma from Gothenburg International Hospitality College.
She has held a number of positions as a manager in different departments in the hospitality industry.
She has previously worked as a Front office manager at Clarion Collection Hotel Wellington in Stockholm.

Achievements: -


Ann Lindström

Consolidated accounts manager

Email: ann.lindstrom@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)73-055 12 49

Ann holds a degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm University. She has previously worked at Assa Abloy AB and Invik & Co. Ann started working at Volati in 2010.

Achievements: One K15 Lidingölopp race and one Milspåret race.


Karin Rosenthal

Finance manager

Email: karin.rosenthal@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)76-834 63 66

Karin holds a degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm University. She has previously worked at 3L System AB (Vitec), Fabege AB, Xzakt och Klarna. Karin started working at Volati in 2017.

Achievements: Eight Lidingölopp, three marathon, one Swedish Classic race


Matilda Garstedt

Accounts

Email: matilda.garstedt@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)703-52 04 84

Matilda holds a degree in Business and Economics from Stockholm University. She has previously worked at Dahl Sverige. Matilda started working at Volati in 2018.

Achievements: Three Vansbrosim


Petronella Ehrlund

Accounting economist

Email: petronella.ehrlund@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)704-86 73 24

Petronella has a master's degree from Borås University and experience from various roles in finance and accounting in several industries.

She has previously worked as a consultant at Transcom AB and Brightstar 20:20 (SWE) AB, among others. Petronella has been a hired consultant since 2020.

Achievements: Three marathons


Emma Sandin

Business Development

Email: emma.sandin@volati.se

Cell: +46 (0)76-940 55 50

Emma holds a degree in M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering and Management from The Faculty of Engineering at Lund University. She has previously worked at Implement Consulting Group and joined Volati in 2017. Participant in the Volati Management Program and most recently Business Development Manager at Besikta Bilprovning.

Achievements: An Ironman, two Vätternrundan and one marathon

What we look for

We are constantly looking for new acquisitions, both add-on acquisitions to existing business units and acquisitions that can form new business units within Volati.

Our business areas

Volati is an industrial group organised in four business areas: Trading, Consumer, Industry and Akademibokhandeln.

Interim report Q2

Volati presents Interim Report January–June 2020

For investors

We provide investors, analysts and other stakeholders with clear and current financial information.