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Senior level experts and trusted partners

Our team of experts with a broad background cover a variety of services with a focus on CMC biologics, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs as well as Supply Chain and Trade Compliance. We have a combined experience from various managerial positions in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry as well as years of work with consultancy assignments.

Andreas Gretander

Founder and Senior Consultant

With more than 20 years in the pharmaceutical and biotech industry, Andreas has solid experience in a wide range of areas.

He has held various positions at Pharmacia & Upjohn, Biovitrum and Sobi. and his experiences include CMC process development, project  and line management, strategic manufacturing sourcing, technology transfer and clinical and commercial manufacturing.

Andreas has studied business economics and chemistry technology at Örebro University and Mälardalen University, respectively. He is one of the founders of Phase2Phase.

Phone: +46 (0) 708 888 159


Svante Almkvist

MSc, CEO - Founder and Senior Consultant

During close to 20 years in the biopharmaceutical industry, Svante has gained a solid experience of process development, validation, project management, tech transfer, CMC, and commercial manufacturing. He has, among other things, held positions as project manager and process validation lead at Biovitrum, ten years as section manager within upstream manufacturing at Sobi, and as head of production support at Octapharma. He is the founder and senior consultant of Valient Consulting AB and one of the founders of Phase2Phase.

Svante holds a Master of Science degree in Molecular Biotechnology from Uppsala University.

Phone: +46 (0) 709 999 323


Josefine Bergholtz

MSc, Senior Consultant

Josefine holds a MSc in Biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and since then has gained a solid experience from Biologics Upstream Manufacturing, both from process development and commercial operations and quality assurance. Josefine also has years of experience from the consultancy space where sha has had several assignments with a broad range within biopharmaceuticals as well as the med tech industry.

Phone: +46 (0) 767 777 125


Mari Lif

PhD (Tekn.Lic), Senior Consultant

Mari Lif, holding a Licentiate of Engineering in Biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH), is a senior CMC- and Quality Professional with in-depth understanding of development, scale-up and cGMP manufacturing of bacterial and mammalian upstream processes. As a unique add-on, Mari also has several years of experience within quality assurance (QA) and qualified person (QP-) competence. 

Phone: +46 (0) 730 318 045

Kristina Martinell

Ph D , Senior Consultant

Kristina holds a PhD (Tekn Dr) in bioprocess technology and a MSc in chemical engineering/biotechnology and is a senior professional with more than 25 years experience of bioprocess development and tech transfer, mainly within biopharma but also biotech/medical device.

Kristina's experience ranges from academia, big pharma, smaller pharma, SME startup-size companies and, lately, national and EU regulatory authorities. Her most recent position before joining Phase2Phase was as a regulator (CMC assessor for biologicals) at the Swedish MPA. Main expertise in development, characterization, and manufacture of recombinant proteins, including regulatory strategies through clinical development to commercial process, comparability, biosimilarity, control strategy development, QbD and modelling, but also general knowledge regarding vaccines, blood- and plasma-derived products and ATMPs.

Phone: +46 (0) 73 058 7071


Erica Rosander

MSc, Senior Consultant

Erica, holds a Master of Science in Industrial Biotechnology from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (KTH).

Erica is a Senior Professional with in-depth understanding of large scale fermentation, midstream processes, protein purification and formulation as well as peptide synthesis. Erica is also experienced in the fields of strategic manufacturing sourcing and tech transfers.

Phone: +46 (0) 730 318 127


Joke Rotticci-Mulder

PhD, Senior Consultant

Joke has more than 15 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Prior to joining Phase2Phase she was Team Manager of the Downstream Development team at the CDMO Cobra Biologics. There she gained experience within the development of monoclonal antibodies, biosimilars and other recombinant (fusion-) proteins. Joke holds a PhD in Biochemistry from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm Sweden.

Phone: +46 (0) 761 111 528

Senior advisors

With an array of senior advisors, Phase2Phase can provide additional services and expertice within Cell- & Gene Therapy, other ATMP's as well as Quality Assurance and Drug Product Formulation.

Mats Lundgren

PhD, Senior Advisor

Mats is a senior professional with more than 25 years of experience in the biopharmaceutical industry. He has significant expertise in strategic development, cell culture production, purification and analytics of vaccines, cell and gene therapies and other ATMPs.

Prior to joining Phase2Phase he was the Applications Director at Cytiva/GE Healthcare and supported biopharma companies globally to produce new therapies more efficiently. He has held positions as scientist, team manager and VP at Pharmacia, AstraZeneca and smaller biotech companies.  He has also managed the teams for Cell line and Upstream Process Development for monoclonal antibodies at a major pharma company. 

Mats holds a PhD from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm and post-doc training at Imperial College School of Medicine in London.