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Feb 2011Present

Senior Consultant, Owner

Marko Rossi Consulting

Executive Search for Financial Services & Products

Jun 2009Feb 2011

Senior Consultant

CV Group

Executive Search and Board Competence 

Aug 2008Feb 2009

Business Development Director

Assessio Finland

HR Company. Assessios core edge is high standard work psychological testing and assessment.

Sep 2007Feb 2008

Managing Director

Aktiv Hansa Ltd, a part of Aktiv Kapital Group

Purchasing, owning and operating distressed credit portfolios.

Aug 2002Sep 2006

First Vice President

Sampo Bank Plc Treasury & Trading

Heading the sales and trading in products below:

1. Exchange Traded Derivatives: Eurex, Liffe, CBOT, NYMEX, LME etc. 2. FX & MM Sales

3. Commodities: energy, metals, electricity, pulp

Sep 2000Feb 2002

Country Manager, Finland

Acta Asa

Dynamic , creative and agile Norwegian based Asset Management,  Bank, and Insurance (Unit Linked) Company

Task: To Start-Up Finnish operation. Achieved in 1 year: Operation up and running in budget. 50 employees, 2 offices. Activity ended due to tight financial situation of the mother company.

Jan 1998Dec 1999

Vice President

Nordea Markets Helsinki

 Corporate Sales

Department one of the main focus areas in MeritaNordbanken. Remarkably profitable operation.

Jan 1996Jan 1998

Senior Manager, Head of Treasury

MeritaNordbanken (Nordea) Stockholm

A Start-up operation

Senior Manager / Head of Treasury

-Member of Branch Management Committee

-Member of Branch Management Credit Committee

-Task: Establishing Merita Bank in Sweden for large corporates

Aug 1993Jan 1996

Manager/Assistant Manager

Union Bank of Finland (Nordea) Helsinki

Head of Scandinavian Customers desk

Head of Large Customers team in Treasury (Markets)

May 1987Aug 1993

Manager, Head of Treasury

Union Bank of Finland (Nordea) Luxembourg

-Heading Trading operation of 9 interbank dealers

-Responsible for Branch structural FX- and interest rate risks, equity hedging, balance-sheet planning,                       and hedging of Branch financial exposure

-Responsible for correctness of authority reporting, and for correctness of risk reporting

-Responsible for profitability, and for personnel in the Treasury

-The branch was considered one of the leading banks in the world in Scandinavian Forwards and                               was praised for professionalism, rather than its large market share

-The Treasury made a very good result even during the times of devaluation and rate shocks

Oct 1983May 1987

Spot Dealer

Union Bank of Finland (Nordea)


-Dealer in Spot-FIM, and Spot-DEM

-UBF Helsinki was considered one of the leading banks in the world in spot FX-dealing in “dollarmark”.


Tennis, Squash, Golf.



HR knowledge combined with Financial Products, Markets and  Services background.

Financial Products and services.

The culture for success in peoples mindset.

Connecting Finance, IT and HR, on strategic level.

Results: Winning teams, focus on profits.

9 years of international experience.

Attitude/strength: Understanding the customers' needs and their business, respecting people.

Career in Short:

Marko Rossi Consulting: Executive Search and Selection Consultant

CV Group, Finland: Senior Consultant

Assessio Finland Oy: Business Development Director

Aktiv Hansa Ltd: Managing Director

Sampo Bank Treasury and Trading: First Vice President

Acta ASA Finance Group: Country Manager for Finland

TietoEnator Public Sector: Project Manager. Digital government projects and financial consulting

Nordea (MeritaBank, UBF) Markets: Senior leadership positions in: Sales, Treasury, and Trading


Systemic Business Coach
Certificates in HR assessment: WOPI, MINT, Matrigma, PI

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