Swedish Minesto has added two new members, Javier Sanz and Jonas Millqvist, to its board of directors.
Javier Sanz holds CTO Renewable Energies position at InnoEnergy, and Jonas Millqvist brings extensive project finance experience from global wind developer Vestas.
“We are delighted to welcome Javier and Jonas to the board of directors”, said Bengt Adolfsson, chairman and main owner of Minesto. “Minesto faces an exciting time in the development and commercial rollout of its unique Deep Green technology. With the newly elected board members we add to the board’s capabilities in key areas such as project finance and technology commercialization, as well as enhancing our network of partners within the EU and the energy sector.”
Javier Sanz has more than 25 years of professional experience developing new products and bringing them to the market in the energy and aerospace sectors.
As a keystone of his new board role, Javier will bring the value of InnoEnergy’s network of partners and its connections across Europe to Minesto. His focus will be on commercialization of Minesto’s technology by means of reducing risks, enhancing the business case and shortening the time to market.
Jonas Millqvist has extensive experience in business development and finance in renewable energy, having worked eight years for global wind turbine manufacturer Vestas Wind Systems.
As member of the board of Minesto, Jonas will use his background and global network to support the company’s activities to obtain project finance for the development of marine energy sites based on Minesto’s Deep Green technology.