Mikael Staffas has been the President and CEO of Boliden since 2018. He has been a member of the top management group at Boliden since 2011, first as CFO and then as Head of Business Area Mines.
Mikael is the Chairman of the board of GAF and Vice-Chairman of Eurometaux (an umbrella association representing the interests of the combined non-ferrous metals industry in Europe), Industriarbetsgivarna and SveMin (industry association for mines, mineral and metal producers in Sweden). He is a member of the Board of the International Zinc Association, the International Copper Association, and the ICMM, as well as a member of the Executive Board of Svenskt Näringsliv (the Confederation of Swedish Enterprises).
Before joining Boliden, Mikael was the CFO of the Swedish forest products group Södra and before that he was a Partner at McKinsey & Co in Stockholm and in Moscow. Between 2013 and 2018, Mikael also served as a non-executive director of SJ (Swedish State Railways). Mikael holds a MSc in Engineering Physics from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm and an MBA from INSEAD in Fontainebleu, France.