D.Sc. (Tech.) Timo Lindborg is CEO of Sotkamo Silver AB (www.silver.fi). He is also a temporary lecturing Adjunct Professor at Oulu University. Dr. Lindborg has his Doctor’s degree in Industrial Economics at the University of Oulu, Finland. Lindborg took his Masters of Science in Civil Engineering (Water and Environmental Engineering) at the University of Oulu in 1988. Before that, he took his B.Sc. in Quaternary Geology and Geology at the University of Uppsala, Sweden, in 1982.
Dr. Lindborg has been working with mining-related issues since 1978. He is CEO of the Sotkamo Silver AB. He has established and built up Sotkamo Silver AB in Sweden and its subsidiaries Sotkamo Silver Oy in Finland. Dr. Lindborg has been a professor in Mineral Entrepreneurship at Oulu University and the Luleå University of Technology during 2010-2013. Before Sotkamo Silver Dr. Lindborg acted as CEO of Endomines AB. He is one of the founding entrepreneurs of Endomines, one of the first junior mining companies in Finland. Lindborg founded industrial mineral company Kalvinit Oy, which developed the Kälviä ilmenite project. Lindborg has been participating in the development of the Björkdal gold mine and Pahtavaara gold mine as a strategic and environment consultant at the beginning of 1990s. Dr. Lindborg was responsible for the feasibility studies of Pampalo Gold mine, Silver Mine and Kalvinit ilmenite mine projects. He has a long experience in gathering financing, developing and managing exploration and mining projects in Nordic countries.