General Counsel, Nynas
Maria Björkholm is General Counsel of the Swedish Specialty Oil Company Nynas. She has over 20 years of experience working as in-house legal counsel in the oil industry.
During the past few years, Maria has dealt with extraordinary challenges as Nynas was subject to US sanctions forcing the company into reconstruction. Maria was awarded Corporate Lawyer of the Year 2021 – The Deal of the Year for her contribution in getting Nynas out of US sanctions and through one of the largest and most complex restructurings in Sweden in modern times.