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A world class information professional.

- Systematical approach, excellent analytical skills and ability to think out of the box

- The ability to handle complicated issues

- Process and quality oriented

- Wide general knowledge of business life in Finland and internationally

- Willing to go the extra mile to "get things done" (have executed all tasks within given timeframe and with a long term approach)

- Able to manage competing priorities well in pressurised environment

-Able to work independently but also effective in teams


Knowledge management (KM), information management, information processes development, strategic management support, operative management support, sales support, competitive intelligence, business intelligence (BI), competitor intelligence, market research, market intelligence, information procurement/purchasing, HR systems, database development, executive search,  (headhunting, head hunting), recruiting, desk research, candidate development, consulting.

Work experience

Senior Researcher

AMROP International, Ståhlberg & Ahtikari Oy

-In charge of research in Helsinki office (one colleague, subordinates: one full-time and 2-3 part-time assistants)

-In charge of development of research process and strategy, including information resources/knowledge management

-In charge of creation and starting the research function in full scale in 1996

-In charge of Helsinki office IT

-Giving support to IT and research development in St.Petersbug, Tallinn and Riga offices

Also worked as an Information Specialist in Institute of Occupational Health (TTL), Rautaruukki Oy and Technical Research Centre of Finland (VTT). Early career as a Research Engineer in Kemira Oy.

Sep 2013Present

Partner, Research Services

Skyhood Oy

Sales, marketing, account management, operations, and product and process development of research services. (A journal article, in Finnish: "Suorahaku on pirstaleista"

Aug 2008Sep 2013

Research Consultant

Amrop Hever Finland

(In 2009 company name change Amrop Hever Finland -> Amrop Finland) Context Driven Executive Search

- Desk research and candidate indentification/screening

- Participated in sales- Development of desk research process and strategy, including knowledge management and information resources management

Jan 2001Feb 2005

Information Manager

Heidrick & Struggles Oy

-In charge of the desk research (assignment related market research, candidate identification and first phase selection) in Helsinki office, subordinates: one full-time and 1-3 part-time research assistants

-In charge of development of desk research process and strategy

-In charge of knowledge management, including information assets and resources management and procurement

-In charge of integration of the research functions of ex-Amrop Helsinki office and previous Heidrick & Struggles Helsinki office


Master of Science in Technology

Helsinki University of Technology (HUT)


Information Specialist

Helsinki University of Technology, Lifelong Learning Institute Dipoli [TKK Dipoli], May 1991