Niclas (born in 1970) is the Chairman and owner of a numerous of newly started ventures in both Europe and Africa. He is I.E. Chairman and President of STAPP Africa, a Swedish initiated business collecting heavy metals from nature, improving both the environment and the health situation.
In the last decade Mr. Kjellström-Matseke has been the CEO of the Novamedia/Swedish Postcode Lottery (turnover approx 500 MUSD). Together with the Postcode Lotteries in the UK and the Netherlands, it forms the United Postcode Lotteries, being the third largest private donor in the world donating over 8,5 billion USD over the years to the charity sector. The Swedish Postcode Lottery has under Mr. Kjellström-Matseke ten years as CEO not only showed a tremendous growth in turnover, but also in support to charity organizations such as the Clinton Foundation, Red Cross, Nelson Mandela Foundation, UNHCR, WWF among others.
Mr. Kjellström-Matseke has in addition held senior management positions in various companies and he has been the CEO of Spero, another Swedish lottery company. He also has a background as a Management Consultant at Accenture. Mr. Kjellström-Matseke is a board member of the Kennedy family’s RFK Human Rights, member of the Elders’ Advisory Board, honorary advisory board member of the Aung Sang Suu Kyi ‘s World Freedom Fund and a member of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network Leadership Council.
Mr Kjellström-Matseke is a thoughtful speaker expressing the importance of entrepreneurship, sustainability and human rights. He has often spoken at events as The World Economic Forum, or together with business leaders as Richard Branson and Paul Polman. He also performs together with heads of states as Presidents Clinton, President Mandela, the Swedish Primeminister, or with Archbishop Desmund Tutu.
Although born in Sweden, Mr. Kjellström-Matseke has his roots in South Africa, where his grandfather was Founding Member of, and President within the political organization ANC.
Mr Kjellström-Matseke holds an MBA from the Stockholm School of Economics and Babson College in the US. He also holds a degree in Economics and Social Science from Uppsala University.