About Liselotte Engstam

imageedit_17_9295113224-smlLiselotte Engstam 
is an experienced international leader and non executive board director.

Ms Engstam has more than 20 years of General Manager and Executive Leader in major European, American and Indian companies in technology, engineering & professional services sectors.

She brings strong strategic skills, extensive digital, corporate innovation and startup experience, and has a successful track record in expanding across different markets and geographies

Ms Engstam has led new establishments, expansions, mergers and restructuring and been in governance roles of both companies as well as complex global product and services development programs.

She has led and consulted with both local and global growth companies in need for reaching new markets, redefining offerings or redefining ways to communicate with customers and employees for proven business results. 

Ms Engstam has worked as CEO, led major operating units in global companies, worked in strategy and change consulting roles and also started up new units as well as founded, and coached startups.

     She has an Master of Science in Engineering and Sustainability, is board certified IDP-C from INSEAD and a fellow at the Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School. She is trained as Climate Reality Leader by Al Gore and certified by CDSB on Governance of climate-related risks and opportunities

“Liselotte is a dedicated and innovative leader with a passion for business, who is thrilled with challenges and sees solutions even for complex scenarios”

-ref clients & colleagues – by Frykman/Sandin/Caroan “Your Professional Reputation”.


Non-Executive Board Director

TietoEvry Oy (publ) – Non-Executive Director since 2018,
member audit committee
Zalaris AS (publ) – Non-Executive Director since 2014,
Chair remuneration committee
Transtema Group (publ) – Non-Executive Director since 2017
FCG – Chair of Board of Directors since 2018,
member audit & remuneration committee
S-Group (ESRI) – Non-Executive Director since 2016

Nonprofit Board Director & Advisor

INSEAD International Directors Network – Board Member, Chair Communication Committee since 2015
Foundation IMIT Management of Innovation & Technology – Board Member since 2020
European Commission– Expert Advisor Digital Corporate Governance

Advisor, Coach, Researcher, Faculty, Speaker, Author

Digoshen  – Founding Partner, Advisor, Research Director affiliated Research Scientist on Board Practices with INSEAD (Chairman Practices), KTH (Osiris & Sisu Boards) & Chalmers (4Boards.ai), Leadership Coach,
Board Trainer – Digoshen International Board Exchange Network and Swedish Academy of Board Directors – Faculty Chairman Program,
Co-Author: AI Leadership for Boards,
Forthcoming Co-Author 2nd edition Leading a Board – Chairman Practices across Europe, and Boards Leading Corporate Renewal & Innovation 

Investor & Startup-Coach 

STOAF – Stockholm Business Angels – Partner


Innovation Leaders
American Chamber of Commerce in Sweden 


Previous Engagements

Nordic CEO, VP & International Executive at HCL Technologies
International Executive at IBM
Manager Skanska
Master Thesis Work NASA
Research Associate Chalmers University of Technology

Non-Executive Board Director at
Aino Health (publ) – Chair of Board of Directors,
Chair Audit, Risk, Innovation Committee,
member Remuneration & Sustainability Committee
Knowit Group (publ)
Transcom (publ) – & Chair Innovation Committee
Itello – Non-Executive Director
GAIA Leadership

Born Global  – Startup Accelerator Coach (2015,2016, 2017)

Scale Global  – Scaleup Accellerator Coach (2019/2020)


Companies work with Liselotte to

  • Define differentiating business strategies & ensure implementation success
  • Realign business strategy and board work to the new digital world
  • Utilise new digital approaches for products, services or enterprise
  • Ensure innovation and digital transformation success
  • Engage leaders, global workforces & partners to contribute to sustainable results

Liselotte assumes roles as

    • Board Member, Non-Executive Director, Chair
    • Senior Advisor and Coach
    • Speaker and Moderator
    • Investor


Business Network

INSEAD Directors Network
Swedish Academy of Board directors
UK Institute of Directors
Norwegian, Institute of Directors

US National Association for Corporate Directors

IVA Business Executive Council
Innovation Leaders
Sweden India Business Council

Ruter Dam Alumni
Boarding For Success
 – Nomination Committee Member