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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sanna Myllysilta, M.Sc. (Econ.), Investment Analyst, on maternity leave
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.