Mikael Ramström

Published: June 12,2024

Vice President, Digital Solutions, Epiroc

GMG Vice-Chair

Mikael Ramström, Vice President Epiroc Digital Solutions Division, has 25 years of experience in innovation and solutions development for the global mining and construction industry. In different roles Mikael has made significant contributions to the mining sector with a focus on Safety, Innovation, Collaboration, Strategy and Technology.

Mikael graduated from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden with a M.Sc. in Electrical engineering in 1992. After graduation Mikael worked for five years on control and automation systems for the European Space Agency (ESA). Since 1999 Mikael has been working for Epiroc, formerly Atlas Copco Mining and Rock Excavation, in many positions including R&D, Product portfolio management, Business Development and Merger & Acquisitions.

Currently Mikael holds a position as Vice President, Epiroc Digital Solutions division with responsibility for R&D including Product Management of Epiroc Automation, Connectivity and Digital. External assignments while working at Epiroc include Sherpa to
Epiroc CEO Helena Hedblom in the European Union Innovation Partnership (EIP) on Raw Materials.

Mikael has been involved in the European Knowledge and Innovation Community, EIT RawMaterials since 2011 and Chairman for EIT RawMaterials Northern Co-Location Centre in Luleå. In addition, Mikael has been a member of the board to Nordic Rock Tech Centre AB, Mobilaris MCE AB as well as a member to the board of SMI, a Strategic Innovation Programme for the Swedish Mining and Metal Producing Industry. Mikael was a member of the board to Luleå University of Technology from 2017 – 2023.

Mikael sits on the Research and Innovation board of the Swedish mining association (Svemin) and has been involved in Global Mining Guidelines Group (GMG) for over 10 years in different projects and on the Leadership Advisory Board.

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