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Consulting engineer

Olle Gerhard Gimstedt was Swedish consulting engineer. Decorated Medal of Liberty Field Marshall of Finland; named Knight of the Order of Vasa, King of Sweden, 1972. Sergeant Finnish Army, 1939-1940. Fellow European Nuclear Society (honorary); member Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (life, member industrial council 1980), Society Stockholm Academicians (president 1983-1985).

Background

Gimstedt, Olle Gerhard was born on September 24, 1914 in Stockholm. Son of Edvard G. and Sigrid M. (Svensson) Andersson.

Education

Master of Science in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1936. Doctor in Engineering (honorary), University Lund, Lund, Sweden, 1976.

Career

Engineer power plant design Vattenbyggnadsbyran AB, Stockholm, 1936-1941. Deputy construction manager Backstrom & Stromberg AB, Skellefteaa, Sweden, 1941-1943. Engineer construction planning AB Skandinaviska Elverk, Stockholm, 1943-1945.

Manager construction SENTAB Engineering & Construction, 1946—1948, Lisbon, 1950, Rio de Janeiro, 1951—1955. General manager Swedish Power Producers Association, Stockholm, 1956-1959. President AB Atomkraft, 1959-1980, Oskarshamnsverkets Kraftgrupp AB, Stockholm, 1965-1980.

Consultant VBB Consultant Ltd., 1981-1990. Retired, 1990

Member advisory board Environmental and Energy Services Company, Washington, 1981—1990. Consultant Sw Atomic Insurance Pool, 1984—1996.

Membership

Sergeant Finnish Army, 1939-1940. Fellow European Nuclear Society (honorary). Member Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (life, member industrial council 1980), Society Stockholm Academicians (president 1983-1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, skiing.

Connections

Married Dagmar M. Hederström. Children: Peter, Lars, Björn.

father:
Edvard G. Andersson

mother:
Sigrid M. (Svensson) Andersson

spouse:
Dagmar M. Hederström

children:
Peter Gimstedt

Lars Gimstedt

Björn Gimstedt