About Heart Management

Our vision is a world free from destructive workplace culture.

Heart Management was founded in 2017 to partner with purpose-driven companies and organizations in building healthy and ethical cultures, enabling mission and strategic success, a thriving workplace, and responsible impact.

Meet our team

Our Healthy Culture Advocates are all passionately committed to creating strong strategic cultures and have extensive experience leading teams, building businesses, and supporting organizations through change.


Tobias Sturesson is the co-founder of Heart Management and has vast experience in advising a large number of organizations on leadership, culture change, and ethics. He is the host of the Leading Transformational Change podcast and the author of You Can Culture, launching in October 2024. Before Heart Management, Tobias ran a strategic communication agency for many years.


Lena is a business linguist who took over as the managing director of a production plant with 50 employees and led the company through a successful transformation in which culture change and an increased focus on employees played a decisive role. Lena co-founded Heart Management with Tobias.


Andreas has 20 years of experience in leadership, organizational development, and culture across both companies and non-profits. He has successfully united organizations and people towards common goals and visions in an international setting, with operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, the UK, and Canada. Additionally, Andreas has served as an executive at a rapidly growing Swedish tech company.

Meet our expert council

With Heart Management, you receive advice and input from leading researchers and experts in aspects that are relevant to developing your culture strategy.


Docent and Lecturer in Organization and Management at Lund University. Author of Ways to Good Culture (Vägar till god kultur). Former Head of Research in the Government Commission for Trust-Based Public Management (Tillitsdelegationen). Leads the interdisciplinary Institute for Public Affairs at Lund University.

Corporate culture | Foundational values | Trust-based governance


Senior Advisor at Getinge. Former Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer at Volvo Cars, Telia, Getinge, Nokia Siemens Networks, and others. Was tasked with unraveling the Telia corruption scandal in Uzbekistan. Author of The Grey Zone. Has developed leadership programs for thousands of leaders.

Values-based leadership | Ethics & compliance | Corporate culture


Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern School of Business. Executive Director at Ethical Systems, which connects the leading researchers in ethics with the business world. Author of forthcoming book at Harvard Business Review Press on how companies can do right in a turbulent world. Columnist in Quartz.

Corporate culture | Ethical decision making | ESG & CSR


We’re passionate advocates
for cultural health
  • We resist band-aids and pursue sustainable health transformation
  • We challenge our clients to change from a place of love and respect
  • We’re continuously learning and developing to serve with excellence
We serve with courageous humility
  • We embrace vulnerability
  • We empower our clients and resist the temptation to be heroes
  • We’re quick to take responsibility for our mistakes and failings
We share with radical generosity
  • Our vision drives us to be radically generous with what we’re learning
  • We choose openness over protecting trade secrets