Peter Rothschild

Born in 1950. Board Chairman. Elected to the Board in 2018. MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. Founder and principal shareholder of BioGaia. President 1996–2016 and Group President 2016–2018. Chairman of the subsidiaries BioGaia Production AB, BioGaia Pharma AB, CapAble AB, MetaboGen AB and the Foundation to prevent antibiotic resistance. Also Chairman of the Board of Infant Bacterial Therapeutics AB (IBT) and with board assignments in Glycom AB, Looft Industries AB and Allbright. Holds 740,668 class A shares and 100,000 class B shares via Annwall & Rothschild Investments AB (a company owned jointly with co-founder Jan Annwall).


David Dangoor

Born in 1949. Board Vice Chairman. Elected to the Board in 2003. BioGaia Board Chairman 2007–2018. MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics. Marketing and PR consultant. President of Innoventive Partners LLC. Former Executive Vice President and Marketing Director at Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris International. Other board assignments: The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, New York City Ballet Inc., School of Creative Leadership, Berlin University and Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce (chairman 1997–2001). Holds 350,000 class B shares.

Peter Elving

Born in 1948. Elected to the Board in 2018. MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics and EPBA, Columbia University, New York. Formerly leading positions within Kraft Foods in Sweden and internationally, including CEO of Kraft Foods Nordic for many years. Board assignments in several listed and unlisted companies. Holds 0 shares.

Ewa Björling

Born in 1961. Elected to the Board in 2015. Doctor of Dentistry, Doctor of Medicine and Associate Professor at the Karolinska Institute. Member of the Swedish Riksdag 2002–2014. Minister for Trade in the Swedish Government 2007–2014. Minister for Nordic Cooperation 2010–2014. Other board assignments: Essity AB, Mobilaris AB, Rehnman & Partners Global Assessment advisory board. Board Chairman Svenska Petroleum and Biodrivmedelsinstitutet (SPBI). Holds 0 shares.

Anthon Jahreskog

Born in 1980. Elected to the Board in 2015. MSc Financial Management. Former Chief Operating Officer Fund Linked Products at Credit Suisse Investment Bank, London. Other board assignments: Infant Bacterial Therapeutics AB (IBT). Holds 0 shares.

Maryam Ghahremani

Maryam Ghahremani

Born in 1981. Elected to the Board in 2020. Studied business administration at Lund University and Kristianstad University. Has extensive experience of entrepreneurship, digitalisation and marketing within the media and start-up sectors. Has held various leading positions within digitalisation in companies such as Schibsted, Aftonbladet and Acast. CEO of Bambuser since 2018. Holds 0 shares.

Vanessa Rothschild

Vanessa Rothschild

Born in 1986. Elected to the Board in 2020. Bachelor’s degree in International Economics and Management from University L. Bocconi in Milan and has also studied business and market strategy and decision psychology at the business school HEC in Paris. Previously working as Regional Sales Manager at BioGaia and has also worked as COO at Iero. Has worked at H&M since 2016 in various positions within sustainability and currently as Group Manager for Global Sustainability, Steering and Development. Holds 32 class B shares.