Chairman of the Board
Tuomas is co-founder and Head of our New Business. He is a former senior wealth advisor in a top-tier Nordic Bank. He is an expert in international asset management, investment structuring, investor relations, venture capital and private equity advisory.
Chief Executive Officer
Andreas is a co-founder and Head of our Business Development and Partnerships. He is a former policy officer from European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation. He is an expert in innovation policy, internationalisation, Horizon 2020 and Capital Markets Union.
Chief Financial and Operating Officer
Vesa is a co-founder and our Head of Finance, Operations and Admin. He is a former senior manager in top-tier US Banks and Assets Managers. He is an expert in business assessment, financial and quantitative valuations, specialised in business and fund operations, governance and sustainable improvement strategies.
Chief Research Officer
Tuomas is a co-founder and our Head of Analysis and Advisory. He is a former policy officer at European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation. He is an expert in EU innovation policy and financing, intangible assets, technology transfer and commercialisation.
Patricia is the Head of UK and our New Business Lead in the market. She is a former partner in a global Swiss Banking Advisory and a Board Advisor. She is a senior expert in venture capital, fintech innovation, international investment strategies and fundraising.
Ny is a Junior Analyst supporting research and advisory operations. She is a former Marketing Assistant and Product Development Trainee in specialist food retail and high technology security companies.
Stefan is a Junior Analyst supporting Finance and Global Capital Operations. He is a former start-up Entrepreneur and an Investor, as well as an Investment Analyst in Nordic Financial SME. He has a Bachelor’s in International Business Administration. Specialized in Economics of Competitiveness, Mathematics, Finance, and Financial Analysis.
Leif Edvinsson is a key pioneering contributor to both the theory and practice of Intellectual Capital and IC metrics. Leif is a Professor emeritus at Lund University in Intellectual Capital and at Hong Kong Polytechnic University.
Styrbjorn is an entrepreneur and investor who throughout his business life has constantly looked for ways of making companies work smarter, better and spend more time focusing on their customers. Over the years he has effectively deployed these drivers into a range of successful business ventures.
Steve is a former civil servant at the European Commission where he was responsible for the development of EU's VC funds-of-funds programme. He has also worked with EIF on scoping, developing and marketing Horizon 2020's debt and equity products for highly innovative small firms and midcaps.
Colin has over 35 years’ experience in the Service Provider and the digitally connected life arena, having worked in executive positions and senior international roles in several major tier 1 corporations. As an advisor, he has performed business and technology focused assessments of innovative companies and been a DD advisor for a number of M&A initiatives.
Mary has more than 25 years of international and senior managerial experience in the digital transformation, communications, IT and managed services arenas. Mary has been specialising on the business and technology strategy for start-up companies to large corporations and helped them to efficiently operationalise and monetise digital assets.