Ph.D., Chairman and CIO at Northern Star Partners Oy. Markku started his career in 1989 at the Bank of Finland where he held several positions until 2000, including Head of Financial Market Policy Office and Senior Advisor. He played a vital role in establishing Evli’s Bank banking business and electronic services as Executive Vice President in 2000-2003. From 2004, Markku joined Pohjola Private as CEO, where he was responsible for establishing the private banking business of Pohjola Bank and growing it from infant stages into a successful family office business with €3.4 billion of AUM. He has also acted as a Vice Chairman of the Finnish Central Securities Depository and as a Board Member at the Helsinki Exchanges Group.
LL.M., served as the President at Nokia Mobile Phones and Nokia Holding Inc. He has been the Chairman of Nokia Networks, Inc. since 2007. He has been Chairman of the Board at Zenterio AB since January 2013. He served as the Chairman of the Board at Nokia Siemens Networks Oy from April 1, 2007 to September 29, 2011, F-Secure Oyj since 2001, Helsinki Exchanges from 1991 to 1996, Mindset Holding AG (alternate name Spirt Avert AG) from 1997 to 2005, Sampo Oyj since April 5, 2001 and Nokian Renkaat Oyj since 1999. Mr. Kallasvuo has been a Vice Chairman of TeliaSonera Aktiebolag (publ) since April 3, 2012. He has been a Vice Chairman of SRV Group PLC since March 15, 2011. He serves as a director at SRV Group. Mr. Kallasvuo received his Masters degree in Law in 1976 from the University of Helsinki.
Eero has a 30 year career in Finland and abroad. He is a Partner of Sentica Partners Oy since April 1, 2011. Mr. Leskinen served as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Isku-Yhtyma Oy since 2004. Prior to that, he served as a Vice President of Assa Abloy AB and was responsible for ASSA ABLOY Central Europe. He is a Vice Chairman of Martela Oyj since March 8, 2016 and serves as its Independent Director. He also serves as the Chairman of the Board at Treston Group Oy, Finnos Oy and Ursviken Group Oy. He serves as a Director of Nanso Group Oy and TerraWise Holding Oy. Mr. Leskinen holds an M.Sc. degree and a B.Sc. degree in Engineering.