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The combination of experience and expertise ensures successful investments.
Erik joined Helmet’s team in 2015. Before that, he worked four years in management consulting positions, both in Finland and abroad. Erik has previously worked as a management consultant and analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Celerant Consulting Ltd.
Erik’s areas of expertise are in corporate strategy, operational development and acquisitions.
Tel: +358 40 160 5742
Sampo has worked over 20 years in the international technology sector, including being former Managing Director of nanotechnology company Beneq Oy. Sampo has also held various management positions at Nextrom Group (former Nokia-Maillefer) in Finland and the US.
Sampo’s core specializations are in the internationalization of new technologies, strategic planning and operational management.
Tel: +358 40 520 1090
Before Helmet, Berndt was former Business and Technical Computing Manager at Hewlett-Packard Northern Europe and Country Sales Manager in Hewlett-Packard Ltd. In addition, Berndt was IT Director at Jaakko Pöyry Oy.
Berndt’s areas of expertise are in international sales and marketing, as well as the implementation and exploitation of new technologies.
Tel: +358 40 500 6578
Sanna joined Helmet’s team in 2017. She has over 10 years experience of different positions within SEB Wealth Management, most recently in the role of Manager Research Analyst.
Sanna concentrates on investor relations and portfolio company reporting.
Tel: +358 9 6869 2245
Mobile: +358 40 752 1201
Timo is former Managing Director of Profec Technologies Oy, as well as Investment Manager at Helmet Capital and Karem Oy.
Timo specializes in private equity, business management planning and implementation, as well as acquisition strategies.
Tel: +358 400 975 838
Pentti is former President of Inka Group (currently Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj), Managing Director of Norwegian Høvik Stål A/S, as well as Marketing Director of Kasten-Høvik Group (currently Cultor Oyj), Siltala Group and Tool Factory/Robot Manufacturing division of the Rosenlew Group.
Pentti is specialized in national and international business arrangements, internationalization, strategic planning and operational management.
Tel: +358 400 321 554
Ville works as Managing Director of Citywork Group, a human resource management company that employs over 2,000 people. Before Citywork, Ville worked as a sales manager at Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj both in Finland and abroad.
Ville is specialized in management and sales strategies, acquisitions, strategic planning and operational management.
Tel: +358 400 992 577
Pauli is former Managing Director of Tamro Group and Director of Neste Oil Division (currently Neste Oil Oyj).
Pauli’s focus of expertise is in international operational business management, corporate and industrial arrangements as well as strategic planning.
Tel +358 40 508 0030
Sanna joined Helmet’s team in 2006. She has over 10 years of experience in executing auditing and accounting assignments both for Helmet and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Sanna concentrates on investor relations, auditing and portfolio company reporting.
Tel: +358 9 6869 2245
Mobile: +358 50 358 8606
Robin joined Helmet Capital in the beginning of 2017. Besides working at Helmet, Robin is finishing his master’s studies at Hanken School of Economics with a major in finance. Before starting at Helmet Capital Robin worked as a corporate finance analyst at PricewaterhouseCoopers and has some experience in various positions at Wärtsilä, Lemminkäinen and Konecranes.
Expertise includes financial modeling, valuation and other financial and strategic analysis.
Emmi has been active in administrative assignments at Helmet since 2005.
Specialized in cash management, investor relations, authority connections and HR management.
Tel: +358 9 686 9220
Mobile: +358 40 831 5930
Ilkka works as Managing Director of Profit Software Oy. Before taking this position, Ilkka led the EMEA sales operations of the database service providing company Solid Information Technology (currently owned by IBM) in Munich. He has also headed the F-Secure subsidiary in the US, as well as worked in sales and management positions at Ericsson in Finland and Sweden.
Ilkka focuses on new technologies, the IT sector, strategic planning, growth strategies and operational management.
Tel: +358 40 760 0074
Mats joined Helmet’s team in late 2016. Previously, he worked as a lawyer and product director for Elite Rahastohallinto Oy and as a corporate finance analyst for Mangold Fondkommission AB in Stockholm.
Mats specializes in domestic and international acquisitions, financial modeling as well as contractual and corporate legislation.
Tel: +358 45 347 7736
Founding Partners & Senior Advisors
Kalevi was previously a director of Silicon Graphics in Europe and General Manager of Hewlett-Packard Computer Systems in Benelux and Scandinavia.
Kalevi specializes in new technology implementation, strategic and operational leadership as well as international marketing.
Tel: +358 40 551 4172
Before founding Helmet Reijo has worked as a President and CEO of Fiskars Group, Senior VP of Partek Group and MD of Hewlett-Packard in Finland.
Founder and partner of Kupari Yhtiöt Oy. Board member and a chairman of e.g. Siemens Oy, Citycon Oyj, Electrical Inspectorate and many SME companies, as well many consulting and engineering organizations.