Per Linden

Founder & Lead Consultant


Area of Expertise 

Asia Business Strategy. Extensive knowledge and experience of managing the strategic process.

Systems Development - trained in multinational company environment using world class management principles and methods.

Organizational development in a cross cultural environment.

China business venture start-ups.

Business development

Development of investment studies and capital appropriations requests.

Production and sourcing in the mechanical industry in China

Design and application engineering of process machinery systems



Per has more than 35 years of consulting and industry experience in the area of market and business development in the manufacturing industry.

Prior to founding Scandic sourcing, Per had a 21 year career within the Sandvik Group developing and managing industrial equipment business in Sweden, USA, Singapore, Japan and China.

He lead introduction of new European technology and business development on the American market, Later he led strategic expansion in Asia during 7 years setting up new factories in Japan as well as Sandvik's first manufacturing operation in the Shanghai area.

24 years leadership experience in Asia including China, Japan, Korea, South East Asia and Australia.

China Business Experience 20 plus years’ experience of doing business in China.



M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden

EMBA at Rutgers State University of New Jersey, USA.

A longer interview with Per can be read here.