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November 30, 2020

Meet our Industrial Advisors - here to support our portfolio companies

By Evli Growth Partners
We have brought together a diverse group of industry experts from Finland and abroad to work as EGP's advisors. Their expertise ranges from e-commerce and software to cleantech, medtech, deep tech and beyond. Our advisors are here to support all our portfolio companies, the old and the new.

In the midst of Covid, with less interactions and physical meetings the importance of making personal connections becomes ever so important. To combat this challenge and to better support our portfolio companies with specific industry expertise we have brought together a diverse group of professionals. The aim of the advisors is to first and foremost share knowledge on industry trends and technologies as well as support in key recruitments, board work and in potential co-investments. No matter what the industry; ranging from e-commerce to software and quantum computing – we’ve got your back. Meet our advisors below.

Ainomaija Haarla

  • Board professional with 12 BoD and 4 advisory roles, 13 years in PE actively involved with 17 startups, former Professor at Aalto University
  • Industry expertise: Biotech, food & health, energy, higher education

Ari-pekka salovaara

  • Founder of 2 SaaS companies, 10 BoD roles, currently Segment Director at Visma
  • Industry expertise: SaaS, cloud software

Ingmar Björkman

  • Professor and Dean at Aalto University, where he served as dean of the School of Business 2012-2019
  • Industry expertise: Management issues in international organizations

Juha-Matti liukkonen

  • Director of Space & Technologies at Reaktor, 25 years introducing new technologies
  • Industry expertise: New technologies, sustainable solutions
juho loippo
  • CEO at Loipposet Oy, a Finnish cleantech-focused investment company
  • Industry expertise: Paper & process industries, cleantech

Marine antikaineN

  • Co-founder and first CEO of Galton Voysey
  • Industry expertise: E-commerce, D2C, digital marketing and branding

philippe guy

  • Senior Partner Emeritus Alumnus at BCG, 33+ years experience
  • Industry expertise: Healthcare, medtech, biotech

rajeev suri

  • Senior Advisor Warburg Pincus and Apollo Global Management. Former CEO of Nokia and Nokia Siemens Networks
  • Industry expertise: Deep tech, enterprise software, telecom, cloud, analytics

risto enbuska

  • 25+ years in leading tech organizations, currently several investor and advisor roles
  • Industry expertise: Life Sciences

ville solja

  • CDBO, MOB and part-owner of Kiilto
  • Industry expertise: Sustainable business models

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