Consultants

Lars Sörqvist
CEO and partner


Dr Lars Sörqvist is an international authority in quality management, continual improvement, Lean and Six Sigma. He is CEO of Sandholm Associates, vice president of the International Academy for Quality, associate professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, professor at Shanghai University and board member of American Society for Quality. Sörqvist has been training executives, managers and quality professionals from thousands of organizations around the world in almost 30 years. 

Marita Bergendahl
Senior consultant and partner


Marita Bergendahl is senior consultant and partner to Sandholm Associates. She has been working with change management and problem solving for more than 20 years in different roles like manager, organizational developer, trainer and advisor. Marita has a master of engineering, a 4 year Gestalt education in organization development, is Prosci certificated, Six Sigma Black Belt and is the founder the Swedish chapter of ACMP. She also have extensive experience in It-strategy, It-management, requirement management, ITIL and cyber security.

Joakim Lilliesköld
Senior consultant


Dr Joakim Lilliesköld is senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since many years. He is an expert in project management, agile development, continual improvement and statistical analysis. Joakim has a master of engineering and a PhD in project management. He is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. Joakim has for long time been responsible for the school of electrical engineering at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm there he also has been awarded best teacher and best academic leader.

Liv Gingnell
Senior consultant

Dr Liv Gingnell is a senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since 2008. She is an expert in Lean Product Development (LPD) and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), but has also deep experience in process management, Lean and continual improvements. Liv has a PhD in Lean Product Development, a master in engineering, is educated as teacher and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. She also works as lecturer at the Royal Institute of Technology.

Sanna Nyberg
Senior consultant


Sanna Nyberg is senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since 2008. She is an expert within continual improvements, problem solving and process development both as a consultant and as a manger. Sanna has a master of engineering, is educated as teacher and is Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. She has also been working as an examiner for the Swedish national quality award.

Evelina Ericsson
Senior consultant


Evelina Ericsson is senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since 2008. She is an expert in Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) and Lean Product Development (LPD), but has also deep experience in statistical problem solving and analysis, continual improvements and process development. Evelina has a master in engineering, is educated as teacher and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. She is also researcher at the Royal Institute of Technology and quality manager for Baettr Guldsmedshyttan. 

Staffan Renhorn
Senior consultant

Staffan Renhorn is senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since many years. He is an expert in process management, Lean and continual improvements. Staffan has a long experience in business development, marketing and IT from earlier being a manager within companies like Oracle, IBM and Digital Equipment. He is educated in economy at IHM Business School and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.