Ron Long is Chairman of the board. He has degrees in economics and business and has a membership of the Swedish Academy of Engineering and Science.
His early career include leadership positions in Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Veterinary and Environmental Health at the Welcome Foundation Plc, positions as CEO of Amersham Pharmacia and Executive Vice Chairman of Amersham Plc. as well as Chairman and/or CEO of several pharmaceutical, diagnostic and life sciences businesses - including managing flotations and trade sales.
In addition to being Chairman of Svar he is currently Executive Chairman of First Kind (Medical Devices), Executive Chairman of Carus (veterinary innovation) and Non-Executive Chairman BAR (innovation in Cellulose).