NEXT Board of Directors

Magnus Manderson

Chairman of the Board

Magnus Manderson was appointed Chairman of the Board in May 2018. He has more than 30 years’ experience in various management roles and on company boards, with a solid history of entrepreneurship. As an industry executive, Magnus has been responsible for growing profitable businesses globally.

Magnus held top management positions at Ericsson from 2004 to 2016 including his role as an executive member of the Ericsson Board of Management. Prior to joining Ericsson, he held C-level positions with the Swedish conglomerate Kinnevik.

Magnus is based in Luxembourg.

Tore Etholm-Idsøe

Former CEO of NEXT Biometrics (2004-2017).

Tore has extensive experience as a business architect and entrepreneur in a number of successful and fast growing IT, retail, and marketing companies. He is the former co-founder of UNIC-Gruppen and founding CEO of Binders AS.

Tore is based in Oslo, Norway.

Brita Eilertsen

Brita has extensive experience from the investment banking business. She now holds several board positions in listed and unlisted companies. Brita holds a Siviløkonom degree from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). In addition, she is a Certified Financial Analyst

Brita is based in Oslo, Norway.

Emanuel Lang

Managing Partner at Greenbridge

Emanuel Lang is a Managing Partner at Greenbridge, working with long-term technology investments.

His most recent professional background before Greenbridge include H.I.G. Capital, an American mid-market private equity firm and Themes Investment Partners, a Hong Kong based biotech investment firm. Emanuel has held board positions in both private and publicly listed companies. Holds a Master’s degree from London School of Economics.

Emanuel is based in London, UK.

Emine Lundkvist

Emine's principal fields of practice are tax legislation for mergers and acquisitions, restructuring, establishments abroad, taxation of employees and close companies, and international taxation.

Emine is based in Stockholm, Sweden.