SkySparc is a business consultancy with a focus on driving value for corporates and financial institutions. For over 20 years we have been helping our customers achieve efficiencies through thought leadership, progressive software, domain expertise and technological excellence. It is through our tried-and-tested methodology, client commitment and independence that SkySparc continues to bring innovations to support its clients.

SkySparc was named Technology Consultant of the Year in Central Banking’s FinTech & RegTech Global Awards 2021 and 2019, has previously won Treasury Today’s Adam Smith Award for Best Risk Management Solution and Central Banking’s Consultancy and Advisory Award, and is a five-time winner of Dagens Industri’s Gazelle Award.

Our mission is to drive value for corporates and financial institutions, helping them achieve efficiencies and innovations through trusted, independent advice, domain expertise, progressive software and technological excellence.

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Our journey

Founded in 2002
2005

Support services
launched

2006

OmniFi
introduced

2007

Major EU central bank partnership

2009

Quality Assurance solution roll-out

2012

Received 3rd consecutive DI Gazelle Award

2014

Treasury Today Adam Smith Award

2015

Central Banking Publication Award

2017

Upgrade as-a-Service introduced

2018

Murex practice established

2018

Received 4th DI Gazelle award

2019

Bragnum majority investor

2019

Won Central Banking FinTech award

2019

Launched SkySparc Service Accelerator (SSA)

2019

Launched Datamart Optimizer for Murex

2020

Introduced Cloud migration solution

2020

Received 5th DI Gazelle award

2021

Won 2nd Central Banking FinTech award

2021

Opens Sri Lanka office

2021

FIS practise established

2022

Partnership with Snowflake

2022

Interim practice established

2022

Data analytics practise established

2022

Mindbanque acquisition

2023

1st OmniFi SaaS client

2023

1st FIS Integrity OmniFi client

2023

Strategy & Transformation Practice

Our industries

Central bank

Central bank / Government

For more than 15 years, SkySparc has worked as a trusted advisor and partner to central banks and government institutions on multiple complex projects. Using our deep system knowledge, we help clients large and small achieve greater automation, transparency and flexibility.

Corporate treasury

Corporate treasury

Over 20 years’ of experience has allowed SkySparc to hone the skills and tools required to provide corporate treasuries with efficient, transparent automation across all aspects of treasury management. We deliver visibility, control and financial analysis through comprehensive, flexible support and innovative core solutions.

Capital markets

Capital markets

Lowering the total cost of ownership (TCO) for platforms is key for capital markets organizations. SkySparc provides functional and technical application services leveraging methodologies and accelerators used in implementation and upgrade projects, support services and automated testing services.

Asset management

Asset management

SkySparc works with asset managers to help meet investment, risk management and compliance objectives. Over the last 20 years, we’ve delivered value-enhancing advice and solutions across portfolio valuation, collateral management, risk and regulatory reporting for leading asset management organizations.

Awards, Nominations & Accreditations

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Our staff

2500+ Years combined experience 125+ Staff
15+ Nationalities WSS v2-8 experience Murex MX.3 expertise
FIS Treasury and Risk Manager FIS Treasury and Risk Manager

Our leadership

Joakim Wiener
Joakim Wiener
Chief Executive Officer
Hanna Kristiansson
Hanna Kristiansson
Chief Financial Officer
Henrik Crone
Henrik Crone
Deputy CEO,
Head of Treasury Consulting
Stellan Råberg
Stellan Råberg
Practice Lead – Capital Markets
Marcus Gullers
Marcus Gullers
Head of Software Solutions
Lars Frösslund
Lars Frösslund
Head of Strategy & Transformation

Board of directors

Lars Österberg
Lars Österberg
Chairman of the Board of Directors
Mattias Sandström
Mattias Sandström
Board of Directors
Anders Steen
Anders Steen
Board of Directors
Fredrik Lindström
Fredrik Lindström
Board of Directors
Magnus Norrström
Magnus Norrström
Board of Directors

Our leadership

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Joakim Wiener
Chief Executive Officer

Joakim has a 20-year track record in delivering support and consulting services to users of multiple trading, treasury and asset management systems in the Nordic and continental European regions, including banks, corporate treasuries, central banks and other financial institutions. Prior to being appointed CEO of SkySparc, Joakim lead TradeTech Consulting (now Virtusa AB) for eight years, building the firm’s business growth on outsourced support service innovation and quality. He was also global head of the Treasury Support Center business unit at NFS Group, providing technical and functional support to corporate treasuries. As well as 20 years’ practical consulting experience on Wallstreet Suite, Joakim has extensive experience of delivering services for similar platforms including SimCorp Dimension and Front Arena.

Joakim holds an MBA in Strategy and Finance from the University of Cape Town, and an MSc in Business Administration and Finance from Jönköping University.

Our leadership

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Hanna Kristiansson
Chief Financial Officer

Hanna joined SkySparc as Finance Manager in September 2021 and was promoted to CFO in January 2024. She also previously worked as Finance Manager and Business Controller for cleantech company Cavotec, and holds a MSc in Business Administration from Linnaeus University.

Our leadership

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Mattias Sandström
Board of Directors

As founder of SkySparc in 2002, Mattias Sandstrom has guided the firm’s development and growth for more than 15 years as CEO and director. Mattias has 25 years of experience at all levels in the financial technology sector, from software development and project management to strategic leadership roles, including the founding of several technology start-ups.

Mattias began his career as software developer at Alta Financial Systems, a local Swedish financial technology company. Following this, Mattias joined the fast growing Trema finance and treasury software business (today ION), holding a number of positions, including financial engineer, product manager and project manager, as well as being a senior business consultant on projects worldwide. Throughout this time, Mattias gained a deep understanding of financial markets and the system now known as Wallstreet Suite and experience in managing large and complex system implementation projects.

Mattias has a Master of Science degree in Engineering Mathematics from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm.

Our leadership

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Lars Österberg
Chairman of the Board of Directors

Lars co-founded Bragnum Invest, a specialist small cap private investment firm, in Stockholm in 2016, leveraging 20 years of experience in banking, management consulting and private equity.

Having started his career at Goldman Sachs in London, specializing in M&A and private equity, Lars moved back to Stockholm, first to join McKinsey and Company and then to co-found Keystone Advisors, providing M&A advisory services.

Lars further developed his expertise working with fast-growing companies as partner at two private equity firms with significant activities in the Nordic region: Triton Partners and Accel. In parallel with his successful track record in buy-outs and acquisitions, Lars has overseen company growth as chairman and board member of many Nordic firms.

Lars joined the board of SkySparc following an agreement for Bragnum to take a majority stake in the firm in May 2019.

Lars has a master’s degree in physics and engineering from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Our leadership

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Anders Steen
Board of Directors

Anders Steen is a partner at Bragnum Invest, joining the firm in 2017, following almost 20 years advising stakeholders on M&A transactions, largely specializing in private equity and SMEs.

A lawyer by training, Anders first developed his MA expertise in the M&A corporate practice area of Lagerlof & Leman in Malmo, before broadening his experience at Linklaters and Moll Wenden, where he was a partner. Over this period, Anders advised both buyers and sellers of privately-owned businesses in Sweden, Norway and Finland across all industrial sectors. His vast experience supporting business growth includes chairmanship at Blentagruppen.

Like Lars, Anders joined the board of SkySparc following an agreement for Bragnum to take a majority stake in the firm in May 2019.

Anders holds a degree in social sciences from Sunnerboskolan and a master of law (LL.M) from Lund University. He was a member of the Swedish Bar Association 2002-2016.

Our leadership

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Fredrik Lindström
Board of Directors

Fredrik Lindström has over 20 years' experience in financial technology. He has held senior leadership positions at J.P. Morgan, Nordea and Danske Bank across Europe and Asia Pacific, where his primary focus has been in investment banking and trading technology. Previously, he spent several years in consulting around the Wallstreet Suite, both as technical expert and project manager.

Fredrik is currently Chief Digital Officer at Commonwealth Bank, based in Sydney, a role that straddles technology, customer experience, service design and delivery and marketing. He is passionate about digitalization of financial services and is a member of several associations and boards, aiming to help organizations and communities benefit the opportunities offered by technology.

Fredrik joined the board of directors at SkySparc in 2019 and holds a master’s degree in electronic engineering from Lund Institute of Technology.

Our leadership

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Magnus Norrström
Board of Directors

Magnus Norrström has extensive experience of the finance and IT industries from a career spanning 35 years. He was head of Group IT at Skanska between 2008 and 2012. During this period, he worked with the group's long-term IT strategy, and was responsible for ongoing IT operations and the global roll-out of BIM in Skanska.

Previously, Magnus was head of Group IT at Nordea 2005-2007, managing a budget of approximately €700 million and 3,000 employees. At Nordea, Magnus was responsible and co-responsible of a number of change programs throughout the Nordics, Poland and the Baltics.

Magnus also has extensive experience in consulting, both as an independent and as partner at Accenture in the financial services practice, responsible for complex delivery projects in the Nordic region, between 1985 and 2005. During his tenure with Accenture, Magnus’s focus was program management for complex IT change programs, covering all aspects including governance, system design, implementation, deployment and operations.

Magnus join the board of SkySparc at the end of 2019. Magnus has a Master of Science in Engineering Physics from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenberg.

Our leadership

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Marcus Gullers
Head of Software Solutions

Marcus has an MSc from Linköping University, one of the top universities in Sweden, majoring in financial mathematics. Over the last decade and across various roles at SkySparc, he has built up an in-depth understanding of treasury and risk management systems and has a comprehensive understanding of financial markets and instruments.

As Head of Software Solutions, Marcus quickly grasps new information and approaches problems in a systematic way.

Our leadership

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Stellan Råberg
Practice Lead – Capital Markets

Stellan has more than 25 years’ experience in Fintech across capital markets, treasury and asset management working for users, vendors and service providers. Most recently, he was senior client manager for the Nordic region at Murex, responsible for bringing the full capability of the firm’s technology and services to its customers across Northern Europe.

Prior to Murex, Stellan was Head of Advisory Services within global exchanges group, Nasdaq’s Technology Division, helping exchanges and other marketplaces with strategic advice to develop their businesses. During this time, he led multiple advisory projects, including ones focused on start-up markets, benchmarking studies, and adopting new regulations.

Previously, Stellan held business development and sales/account management positions within Wallstreet Systems (ION) and was Head of IT and Development for the Global Trading Operations at Handelsbanken Markets.

Stellan started his career as management consultant at EY Financial Services and holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration, specializing in finance from the Stockholm School of Economics.

Our leadership

Close Henrik Crone
Henrik Crone
Deputy CEO,
Head of Treasury Consulting

Henrik Crone was formerly Chief Technology Officer at Swedish public pension fund AP2. As well as his experience at AP2, Crone has two decades of experience developing and managing innovative solutions and strategies at financial institutions globally. With deep levels of expertise gained from working with banks, financial service providers and corporates of all sizes, Crone’s specialist skillsets include strategic planning, change management, strategic business development and leadership.

Crone spent a decade at Virtusa/ TradeTech , where his roles included head of Digital Innovation Labs in Northern Europe, focused on enabling clients to develop innovative new solutions, head of sales and business development, and Nordic head of business development for the firm’s treasury practice. Previous roles include senior consultant at financial technology consultancy NFS, where Crone was responsible for treasury reengineering and implementation projects at large corporates, financial institutions, banks and governments.

Our leadership

Close Lars Frösslund
Lars Frösslund
Head of Strategy & Transformation

With 30 years of management consulting experience in Finance and IT, Lars recently worked with a leading Nordic investment bank. He held key roles in consulting firms and entrepreneurial ventures, focusing on transaction-intensive businesses and Payments. Lars is a senior leader and strategy consultant with extensive experience in Banking, Capital Markets, and Insurance, specializing in transaction-intensive businesses and customer-facing interactions. With a background in international business, he brings fresh perspectives and stability to every project and has extensive experience in working with multicultural teams.

Lars holds an M.Sc BA in international business from the University of Uppsala and Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales in Lausanne, supplemented by additional training at IMD in Lausanne.