Through his own Hong Kong based Strategic Enterprises Limited, Björn Segerblom is engaged in selected board, advisory and project assignments primarily in nanotechnology, food safety, floating wind power technology and independent organizations, with main focus upon Hong Kong, Asia and Scandinavia. Based in Hong Kong he was earlier for more than 12 years deeply engaged by Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation, a statutory body with the goal to transform Hong Kong into the regional hub for innovation and technology, as Overseas Representative in Europe.
Previously, Björn Segerblom gained extensive international industrial management and marketing experience from senior positions in major Swedish corporations, followed by 15 years in Asia Pacific chief executive positions for SGS Societe Generale de Surveillance of Switzerland, then based in both Geneva and Asia. Hence, his wide experience spans over chemical, turnkey contracting, industrial explosives and mechanical engineering industries as well as certification, inspection and verification services for industries and governments, plus extensive exposure to international incubation and start-up communities in several high-tech and life science sectors, including extensive interaction with government and business agencies in Hong Kong and Europe.
Björn Segerblom has also served many years on the Board, including as Chairman, of Sweden-based Royal Sweden Hong Kong Business Council, now upgraded to The Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce in Sweden. Now spending most of his active time in Hong Kong and Asia, Björn is its Honorary Chairman and Hong Kong Representative. An overseas Swede since more than 30 years and now permanently living in Hong Kong since 2001, Björn Segerblom is married, and his wife of 25 years is from Hong Kong.
With a Master of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden, Björn Segerblom is fluent in English and has good command also of German and French.