The Team

We’re a team of experienced operators and creatives working closely with our founders.

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David Klagsbrun

Founding partner

David leads the firms creative offering, providing value-add services to its portfolio company. Before founding Bust, David gained extensive experince advising local and international brands working at top-tier agencies in advertising, media and PR.

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Madeleine Johansson Palmberg

Managing Director

Madeleine handles day-to-day operations at Bust and is responsible for sourcing new investment opportunities. Before joining Bust, Madeleine held senior commercial and strategic positions at Storytel. Prior to that, she worked as a management consultant at Bain & Co advising global clients.

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Petra Seiler Albrektsson

Creative Director

Petra is an art director and creative director with over 15 years of experience in business, brand, and communications. Petra has held senior positions at creative agencies including B-Reel and Åkestam Holst, in addition to co-founding Round & Round.

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Zack McDonald

Creative Director

Zack is a copywriter and creative director with nearly two decades of experience working at leading international creative agencies, including KesselsKramer, Anomaly, McCann New York, R/GA and B-Reel.

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Elisabet Ålander

Advisor

Elisabet Ålander is an experienced investor and business strategist with 10 years of practical experience. She is currently working as a VP of Business Development at Lagercrantz Group. Prior to that Elisabet specialized in food tech investments at Pauligs venture arm, as well as early stage investments at Bonnier.

Let’s build the next great business. Together.

If you are a founder with an ambitious vision of building a brand-driven business, we’d love to hear from you.