Harald Mix is the founder and CEO of Altor Equity Partners, a private equity fund focused on investing in and developing medium-sized companies in Northern Europe. He is also chairman and co-founder of Vargas Holding, an investment firm and impact company builder focused on climate transition. Vargas Holding has been a co-founder of several companies, including the leading European li-ion battery manufacturer Northvolt and H2Green Steel, which is establishing the first commercial scale manufacturer of fossil-free steel. Prior to establishing Altor in 2003, Mr Mix was co- founder and deputy CEO of IK Investment Partners, where he focused on private equity investments in the Nordics. Previously, he worked in the principal investment group of the First Boston Corporation and at Booz Allen & Hamilton. He serves on the several boards including Carnegie Investment Bank and Kinnevik.