Kurt Håkansson

Industry Partner

Kurt Håkansson joined Ancala in 2017 with 36 years of engineering experience with various multinational industrial companies.

Most recently Kurt has been the Chairman of Coromatic, a Nordic data centre solution provider owned by EQT; Tiama, a French high-tech company owned by EQT; and, Adven, a Finish advanced energy solutions provider. His infrastructure experience includes 6 years as Board Member of Swedegas, the Swedish gas grid owner.

Between 2001 and 2005, Kurt served as Executive Vice President of Systems Business for Areva (formerly Alstom T&D) where he was a member of the executive committee and responsible for the global p&l of the systems business with a turnover of €1.2bn.

Prior to that, between 1975 and 2001, Kurt rose to Global Head of Alternative Energy Systems at ABB Group (formerly ASEA) where he was responsible for development of new business within alternative energy in high growth areas resulting in JV with Volvo on micro-turbines.

Kurt has also been President of Tamco International, a listed Malaysian manufacturer of medium and low voltage switchgear, and CEO of TD Group, a supplier of high tech condition monitoring for HV electrical equipment.

Kurt holds an MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.