Corporate Management

Nils Karbø


Nils Karbø has a background from the mapping industry in the private and public sector in Norway. He has a master's degree in geomatics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences at Ås. He has been Director of the Land division at the National Mapping Authority and CTO for the Blom Group before his position as managing director of Blom Geomatics AS.

Lennart Flem


Lennart Flem has more than 15 years of experience in management and leadership for technology and business development in several industries, including industrial automation and geomatics. He earned his master’s degree in informatics at the University of Oslo and his technology management specialisation at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.



Henrik Åquist has nearly 20 years’ experience from the telecom- and IT industry. Prior to joining Blom in early 2012, Henrik has held several senior management positions such as Managing Director for Sagemcom in the Nordics and Country Manager of IT consultancy company Rubik Solutions. He has also previously worked for companies like Tele Atlas, Aspiro and Ericsson. Henrik holds a master degree in Industrial Engineering and Management from Linköping Institute of Technology.

Mikko Salonen


Mikko Salonen has worked for Blom since 2013 as the Managing Director for Blom Finland (Blom Kartta Oy). Mikko is a sales and marketing driven business professional with more than 20 years of experience in senior management roles in geospatial and IT industry from Finland and Australia. Mikko holds a master’s degree in GIS and land-use planning from the Helsinki University of Technology.

Paul Evans


Paul Evans has worked for Blom since 2005 and is currently the CMD for Blom UK.  Working as a qualified accountant during his career he has held a range of senior management roles across a number of different industry sectors including retail/wholesale distribution, manufacturing and financial services. Much of his experience has been within UK Public Companies working at group level with specific experience of change management and business acquisitions/integration.

Ralf Schroth


Ralf Schroth studied Geodesy at Stuttgart University and has a PhD in Photogrammetry, legal surveyor. Ralf has around 30 years of experience in managerial positions in various international companies within Europe, Middle East and Africa. His expertises are related to project management, operations and general contracting. Ralf also lectures at the University of Hanover.
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