Board of Directors

The Board’s of Directors of Misen Energy AB (publ) and Misen Enterprises AB each comprise the same members.

Dr. Andrius SmaliukasChairman of the Board of Directors (since 2013)

Dr. Smaliukas is a Managing Partner at the boutique law firm MMSP (Lithuania) that focuses on strategic dispute resolution and corporate advisory services. Prior to that, he was a Partner at Valiunas Ellex, the leading Pan - Baltic law firm.

For nearly 20 years, Dr. Smaliukas has been an arbitrator and a lead counsel at numerous international arbitration proceedings. Dr. Smaliukas has extensive corporate governance experience including experience serving as a board member and advising companies on strategic and legal compliance issues.

Other assignments include:

  • Board Member at UAB Kesko Senukai Lithuania
  • Chairman of the Board at Staticus
  • Executive Chairman at Minexa Ltd
  • Member of Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague (appointed by the Government of the Republic of Lithuania)

Dr. Smaliukas holds Ph.D. and Master of Laws degrees of Vilnius University. He did postgraduate research at Oxford University and completed executive education programs at University of Cambridge Judge Business School and Harvard Law School.

Independence: independent in relation to the company and the company´s management, and in relation to major shareholders.


Dimitrios Dimitriadis, Board Member (since 2011)

Mr. Dimitriadis is a founding member and managing partner of DD Partners AG. DD Partners AG is a Zürich (Switzerland) based globally acting office offering broad wealth structuring and managing consulting services for international companies and individuals. He acts as a senior fund manager of several special opportunities funds.
Prior to DD Partners AG, Mr. Dimitriadis worked for more than 15 years at various Swiss financial institutions. He shared responsibility for asset allocations and investment activities as a member of the management in mutual funds and major single portfolios. Furthermore he acted as a leading negotiation and contracting partner for financial services partners. His experience includes international relationship management of HNWI customers.

Other assignments:

  • CEO HF SWISS, a global Wealth Management and Family Office Company in Switzerland;
  • Adviser and representative for eastern European and Greek clients, in the energy and construction industry;
  • Chairman of Sensap Swiss, a Technology Company in Switzerland;
  • Chairman of Innomedis, a global medical device company.

Dimitrios Dimitriadis holds a degree in economics of the University of Zürich and AZEK, Swiss Training Centre for Investment Professionals. His earlier studies contain a Swiss federal degree in dental laboratory technique.

Independence: independent in relation to the company and the company´s management, non-independent in relation to major shareholders.


Iryna Demchenko, Board Member (since 2021)

Ms. Demchenko is an attorney at law and a partner at well regarded law firm Victoria Legis (Ukraine).

Ms. Demchenko works in the energy and infrastructure industries for nearly 15 years. She has substantial experience advising energy companies on various matters concerning Ukrainian law and international dispute resolution.

She was a head of legal department at Karpatygaz LLC (Ukraine), a wholly owned subsidiary of Misen Enterprises AB (Sweden) and was an attorney at law at Ilyashev & Partners Law firm (Ukraine), the leading law firm in Central and Eastern Europe. Earlier she was a Deputy Director General for Legal Affairs in Datagroup, the leading Ukrainian telecommunication services company. For more than 10 years Ms. Demchenko had been an Assistant Professor at the Law Faculty of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv and authored a number of articles on Ukrainian law issues.

Ms. Demchenko holds a Master of Law degree of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv (2003) and has a degree in corporate governance (2011).

Independence: non-independent in relation to the company (provides consultancy services), independent to the company´s management, non-independent in relation to major shareholders (Panagiotis Kinanis (CY).


Gediminas Vaikasas, Board Member (since 2021)

Mr. Vaikasas is a project manager with multi-million-dollar project experience.
Since he joined Misen Group in 2011, Mr. Vaikasas was an assistant to Mr. Tore I. Sandvold (Chairman of the Board of Misen Energy AB (publ)), a managing director of Misen Enterprises AB and a strategy consultant to the management and board of Misen Energy AB (publ).
Mr. Vaikasas’ previous experience includes managing radio networks for the international media group Metromedia Inc., working with companies at the Swedish Trade Council, expanding international presence in Baltics and Commonwealth of Independent States for Consolis SA NV company HeidelbergCemen AG O.N., and developing real estate projects in Illinois and South Carolina, USA.

Other assignments:

  • Board member at Kuro Aparatura UAB (Lithuania)
  • Consultant at Balit LLC (USA)

Mr. Vaikasas studied liber arts at Vytautas Magnus University (Lithuania) and business administration at Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden-Latvia).

Independence: non-independent in relation to the company (provides consultancy services), independent to the company´s management, and independent in relation to major shareholders.