Per Jacobsson

Industrial Adviser

Per Jacobsson (52) has experience from the Oil Marketing Industry since 1995. Per started working in Kenya for Kenol Kobil a listed company on the Nairobi Stock Exchange. Enjoying approximately 20% market share, with Retail and Commercial/industrial sales as well as Aviation and exports.

R David Whitby


David Whitby is Chief Executive of Pathmaster Marketing Ltd, a business development consultancy for the international downstream oil, gas and energy industries, founded in 1992. Pathmaster Marketing has advised clients globally on business strategy, market development and technology commercialisation.

Martyn Mann


Mr Martyn Mann has spent over 40 years in the lubricant industry, mainly specialising in all technical aspects of design, formulation and customer service. More recently, using nanotechnology chemistry, he has been responsible for three innovation awards in lubrication reduced friction and improved durability associated with improved lubricant design.

Dr. Aubrey Burrows


Over 25 years of experience in the lubricant additives industry with Afton Chemical and Infineum. Recognized expert on lubricants for engine, driveline, industrial and off-road applications with in-depth knowledge of the global lubricants market. PhD in Chemistry from University of Cambridge.

Clas-Eirik Strand


In-depth knowledge of shipping and engine manufacturers. Previously Group Vice President of Wärtsilä Corporation, Finland, and President of Wärtsilä, USA, China, France and Switzerland. Shareholder, chairman, adviser and board member in various international companies.

Prof. Dr. Matthias Scherge


More than 20 years of experience in tribology. Director of the Fraunhofer-KIT MikroTribologie Centrum and senior positions at IAVF AG. Diploma and PhD in Materials Science and postdoctoral fellow at Carnegie Mellon University.

Prof. Kenneth Holmberg


Principal scientist and research professor in tribology, condition monitoring and operational reliability at the VTT-institute. Life-long engagement in studying friction and lubrication in mechanical systems including combustion engines. Multiple international scientific awards and honours, awarded e.g. with the highly distinguished Tribology Trust Gold Medal Award in 2017. Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.