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, President of the International Academy for Quality, associate professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, professor at Shanghai University, and board member of the American Society for Quality. Sörqvist has been training executives, managers, and quality professionals from thousands of organizations worldwide for almost 30 years. 

Marita Bergendahl
Senior consultant and partner


Marita Bergendahl is a senior consultant and partner at Sandholm Associates. She has worked with change management and problem-solving for over 20 years in roles like manager, organizational developer, trainer and advisor. Marita has a master of engineering, a four-year Gestalt education in organization development, a Prosci certificate, and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt.  She has extensive experience in It-strategy, It-management, requirement management, ITIL and cyber security.

Joakim Lilliesköld
Senior consultant


Dr. Joakim Lilliesköld has been a senior consultant at Sandholm Associates for many years. He is an expert in project management, agile development, continual improvement and statistical analysis. Joakim has a master of engineering and a Ph.D. 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 has been a senior consultant at Sandholm Associates since 2008. She is an expert in Lean Product Development (LPD) and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS), but also has deep experience in process management, Lean and continual improvements. Liv has a Ph.D. in Lean Product Development, a master in engineering, is educated as a teacher and is a Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt. She also works as a lecturer at the Royal Institute of Technology.

Sanna Nyberg
Senior consultant


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

Staffan Renhorn
Senior consultant

Staffan Renhorn has been a senior consultant at Sandholm Associates for 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.