I have an international background and knowledge of several different cultures and working habits. I speak fluently Finnish, English and French, which helps consulting multinational companies. As I am keen to pursue my personal growth, I started MBA studies in 2016 at Aalto University of Executive Education and finished them in 2017. I took as major Applied Finance and Accounting, and in addition I did also all courses for the major in Managing Renewal and Innovation (Leading Change – How companies should change to be competitive in the Future).
I was born in Kauniainen, Finland in 1979 and lived there my first five years.
In 1984 I moved to Belgium, where I did all my studies in French. I graduated with honours in 2003 from EpHEC, where I studied International Trade and Business.
In 1999 I came for one year to Finland to perform my military service.
In 2004, I joined Onninen Oy in Finland as Product Manager. In 2008, I switched from purchase to sales department as Key Account Manager and took responsibility of 12 of the 24 nationwide accounts. I negotiated annual contracts, third party contracts, fixed prices and discounts, was responsible for the reports and sales increases. One of my major projects was leading the change of all remotely readable electrical gauges that were changed to all real estates and companies in Helsinki, Turku and Lappeenranta.
In 2012, I joined Cembrit Oy, where I got under my responsibility 13 countries. From North of Africa to Denmark, and in addition Finland. I led sales, our customer service, claim handling and our Supply Chain Management team.
Since 2014, I have consulted different companies and helped them create new strategies, study internationalisation possibilities. I generated leads, looked for new business opportunities, developed new business areas, led change in the organizations, coached directors and boards,
In January 2018, I joined Profos. Which is composed of two subsidiaries: Profos Executive Search Ltd and Profos Consulting Ltd. The first provides confidential and expert search services for executive recruitment. The second one offers training, coaching and consulting services for leadership development.
Profos Consulting Ltd services can be:
· Management team development
· Facilitating and consulting strategy work
· Management coaching and advisory services
I am a Partner in both companies.