Cecilia Hultén

Vice-Chair, Independent and non-executive Director

Swedish, born 1968

Cecilia Hultén is an accomplished business professional with over two decades of experience in the financial industry for institutions such as UBS and Nordea and brings strong financial skills with an in-depth understanding of risk management and capital markets. She has transitioned from a global banking executive to a recognized entrepreneur, investor and board member, focusing on transformative businesses that solve real-world problems in the fintech and health-tech sectors. Through strategic investments and partnerships, Cecilia has established a reputation as a thought leader.

She is working with companies including kompas bank, a European challenger bank for SMEs, Konsolidator and a SaaS company providing a cloud-based consolidation tool. In 2023, she exited her commitment to Hejdoktor, a digital healthcare provider, that was sold to a strategic investor. She has co-founded two companies: a biotech company, Cbio, focusing on cell-based therapies to enable cancer cure, and a data management company commercializing a project from MIT’s Fintech program, where she has taken the role of CFO.

Cecilia holds a BSc from the Gothenburg School of Economics and studied at the Stern School of Business MBA program at NYU. Additionally, Cecilia spent five years as an executive coach at Stanford Graduate School of Business in Corporate Innovation in its LEAD program, where she graduated.