Name: Krister Mattsson
Title: Managing Director Ingka Investments
Location: Leiden, The Netherlands
Krister Mattsson has been with Ingka Group since 1988, when he started within the part of the Treasury Department covering Eastern Europe. After working in several different positions, he moved to a role as Head of Ingka Group Corporate Treasury, before becoming Head of Ingka Group Corporate Finance & Tax, including insurance and treasury.
Some years ago, Krister was also appointed Head of Financial Asset Management, which is today known as Ingka Investments. Ingka Investments is one out of three business areas. He is member of the Ingka Group Management and is also a member of several country boards and other boards within Ingka Group. Krister holds two positions, Managing Director of Ingka Investments and Head of Ingka Group Corporate Finance and Tax.
Krister has over 40 years’ experience in investments, tax and treasury. Following graduation from the University of Lund, Sweden, and the University of California, USA, he embarked on trainee jobs in Germany, South Africa and the USA, before working for Skanska Group and Alfa Laval Group in Sweden. He then joined IKEA Group, which later became Ingka Group.
Krister is married and has two children. Originally from Sweden, he and his family now live in the Netherlands.