Entrepnereur with international business background. Business cultural experience from over 40 countries. Founding partner of the Twalk Oy (Walk a Friend)
Over 20 years career in Exel Composites plc. as a director of the sports division
Founder and the president of the International Nordic Walking Federation (www.inwa-nordicwalking.com)
Presently various businesses in the health, sports and charter ship industry.
- Winner of the International Stevie Business Awards 2005 with the Nordic Walking concept development in the category "Most Innovative Product"
- Mercurius of Finland 2004. Most valued sales person of Finland (Jury by Taloussanomat Business Newspaper and Mercuri International)
- Innovation-Finland 2000 Award from the President of Finland
Former top level athlete in Finland in American football, freestyle- and speedskiing.
Interest in sports: Alpine skiing, gym, Swimming, Nordic Walking, Hiking and travel (over 80 countries)