Erik Bengtson is an experienced business developer with an interest to make innovation and new companies meeting important commercial and societal needs. He has held several positions in industry, as an entrepreneur and in the public sector. Since 2016 he works for Södra Skogsägarna and holds today a position as Investment Manager and the head of Södra Ädla. Södra Ädla is an initiative by Södra skogsägarna that shall be a professional and attractive investor in companies whose business ideas directly support the forest farm’s development and profitability. He holds a MSc in engineering ad an MBA in economics.