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Board Members

Bluestep Bank has seven members of the Board, who all have long and broad experiences within banking and financial services.

Per-Arne Blomquist

Chairman of the board and the Remuneration Committee, member of the Risk, Audit and Compliance Committee

Elected to the board 2018

Born

1962

Education

B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from Stockholm School of Economics.

Other assignments

Chairman of the board of Bluestep Holding AB. Member of the Board of Directors of C-RAD AB. Member of the Board of Directors of BUFAB. Managing Director of Qarlbo AB.

Previous assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of Djurgården Hockey AB. Member of the board at Neste Oil OY, Chairman of the board at Freedom Finance and Zmarta, CFO and Deputy CEO at Dometic Holding AB and Chairman of the board at IP-Only.

Albert Gustafsson

Member of the board and the Remuneration Committee

Elected to the board 2017

Born

1977

Education

B.Sc. in Business Administration from University of Gothenburg, School of Economics and Law.

Other assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of Bluestep Holding AB. Partner at EQT Partners AB. Chairman of the Board of Directors Green Water AB. Member of the Board of Directors of Eton Group AB. Member of the Board of Directors of Beijer Ref AB.

Previous assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of Iver Holding AB. Mergers & Acquisition and Debt Capital Markets Lehman Brothers Board member of Dometic, Scandic, Granngården and TOP TOY.

Rolf Stub

Member of the board 

Elected to the board 2020

Born

1963

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of San Francisco, Master of International Management from American Graduate School of International Management, Arizona - USA.

Other assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of Bluestep Holding AB. Member of the Board of Directors of Uno Finans AS. Member of the Board of Directors of Nstart AB.

Previous assignments

CEO and Head of Strategy & Business Development at Bluestep Bank AB, Board member of Bluestep Bank AB and Bluestep Holding AB, CEO of Aktiv Kapital ASA and Olympia Capital ASA.

Simon Tillmo

Member of the board and the Risk, Audit and Compliance Committee

Elected to the board 2020

Born

1991

Education

B.Sc. in Economics from University of Gothenburg, Industrial Engineering and Management from Chalmers University of Technology, Master of Finance from University of Cambridge 

Other assignments

Member of the Board of Directors of Bluestep Holding AB. Director at EQT Partners GmbH.

Previous assignments

Investment Banking Division, Morgan Stanley.

Toby Franklin

Member of the board and Chairman of the Risk, Audit and Compliance Committee

Elected to the board 2008

Born

1972

Education

University of Warwick, BSc Hons, First Class, Maths Operational Research Statistics and Economics. Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College, NH USA, MBA.

Other assignments

Partner, Acuity Investments LLP, UK. Chairman of the board of Tower Leasing Ltd, UK. Member of the Board of Directors of Pro Global Holdings Ltd, UK. Member of the Board of Directors of Carfico ltd. Member of the Board of Directors of Bluestep Holding AB. 

Previous assignments

Financial Services Adviser to Bregal Capital LLP. Director of Group Strategy at Kensington Group PLC. Member of the Board of Directors of GoCarCredit ltd.

Julia Ehrhardt

Member of the Board

Elected to the board 2021

Born

1980

Education

KTH, Engineering Physics Majoring in Financial Mathematics

Other assignments

CFO Ark Kapital AB, Member of the Board of Nstart AB, Vice Chairman of the non-profit organisation DNA.

Previous assignments

Chief Retail Banking and Business Development Office at Hoist Finance, Head of Debt Investor Relations and Rating at SEB.

Jayne Almond

Member of the board and the Risk, Audit and Compliance Committee

Elected to the board 2022

Born

1957

Education

MA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from St. Hilda’s College, Oxford.

Other assignments

Member of the board of Bluestep Holding AB. Chairman of the board of Kensington Mortgage Company Limited.

Previous assignments

Senior partner LEK Consulting; Managing Director of European Internet Banking, Group Marketing Director and Director of Retail Banking strategy Lloyds TSB; Managing Director Barclays mortgage business; CEO and Chair of Stonehaven a specialist equity release company: Chairman Butterfield UK.