Our Team

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The Advisors

Our Team

 Vesa Lehtomäki  
Vesa Lehtomaki Vesa Lehtomäki is a founding partner of Korona Invest Oy. He has served as CEO since September 2006 and has established three private equity funds. Vesa has strong experience in private equity and has been in the industry since 1995. Before founding Korona Invest, Vesa worked at Sitra in various director positions in e.g. seed financing, privatization of regional funds and Sitra’s Health Care Programme. In 1995–1998, he served as CEO of Culminatum Oy, managing Spinno-seed Oy (a Finnish venture capital fund). Prior to this, Vesa worked in Haka Oy as director of development. Vesa holds M.Sc., Lic.Sc. (Tech) and MBA qualifications from Helsinki University of Technology, as well as an eMBA in Management of Social and Health Services from the University of Tampere.

 

 Pasi Lehtinen  
Pasi Lehtinen Pasi Lehtinen is a co-founder of Korona Invest. He has worked in the private equity industry since 2002. Before joining Korona, he worked in the corporate finance unit at Sitra. Before embarking on a career in private equity, he worked in Danske Capital’s asset management unit. He has an M.Sc. in Economics and an eMBA, and he is also an Approved Board Member (HHJ).

  

 Tuula Enberg  
Tuula Enberg Tuula Enberg joined Korona Invest in April 2009, and she is responsible for company administration, fund reporting and fund administration. Prior to joining Korona Invest, Tuula worked at Finnish Industry Investment Ltd, assisting the venture capital and private equity investments team. Tuula holds a BBA diploma in Marketing from Espoonlahti Business College in Espoo.

 

 Juho Mäkiaho  
Juho Makiaho Juho Mäkiaho joined Korona Invest Oy in July 2015. As an Associate, he is responsible for assessing potential investment opportunities and participates in developing current portfolio companies as a part of Korona Invest Oy’s investment team. Previously he has worked as an analyst in Trainers’ House Plc, and in various financial and management reporting positions. He has graduated from Aalto University School of Business with a major in finance.

 

 Jouni Pohjonen  
Jouni Pohjonen Jouni Pohjonen joined Korona Invest as a partner in October 2016. Previously he has been working for over 25 years in various domestic and international management positions mainly in healthcare industry. He has held management positions in Instrumentarium’s Instrumed division and in Instrumentarium’s Datex-Ohmeda division, worked as the Vice President for Oriola’s Medical and Technical sector, worked as the President for Perlos Healthcare division and worked as managing director for Yhtyneet Medix Laboratoriot Oy. Furthermore he has served as a board member for Oy Medix Biochemica Ab, as a supervisory council member for AS Nova Vita Kliniik and as a chairman of the board for Oy Femeda Ab. He has also been consulting several eHealth sector companies while working for Rosaldo Oy. Business development through organic and inorganic growth opportunities, post-merger management as well as managing domestic and international activities have been Jouni’s expertise area. Jouni has a Master of Science degree in Technology from Helsinki University of Technology and he has also continued his studies at LIFIM.

 

 Pekka Tammela  
Pekka Tammela Pekka Tammela joined Korona Invest as a partner in October 2016. Previously he has worked in leading audit firms for more than ten years. In addition, he has worked as a CFO at Panostaja and Solteq. In Acquisitions advisory services he has worked for over ten years. Pekka has extensive experience serving on the Board. Furthermore, he serves as a chairman of the board for Revenio Group Oyj and SNT-Group Oy. He has a M.Sc. degree in Economics and an Authorised Public Accountant degree.

 

Niklas Wickström  
NIklas Wickstrom Niklas Wickström joined Korona Invest Oy in August 2017. As an analyst, he is responsible for assessing potential investment opportunities and participates in developing current portfolio companies as a part of Korona Invest Oy’s investment team. Previously he has worked as finance manager at Ecolane USA Inc., and Ecolane Finland Oy. He has graduated from Hanken School of Economics with a major in finance.

Advisors

 

 Mauri Niemi  
Mauri Niemi Mauri Niemi has worked as a senior advisor and a member of the board of Korona Invest Oy since 2010. His duties include identifying and assessing new portfolio companies and increasing value in existing ones. Mauri is CEO and chairman of the board of Privatum Oy. Previously he has worked in multiple management positions in the construction industry, including president and CEO of Skanska Oy in 2001–2004. He actively serves in many positions of trust for multiple companies and foundations.

 

 Eero Lehti  
Eero Lehti Eero Lehti has acted as senior advisor and a member of the board of Korona Invest Oy since 2015. He has an M.Sc. in Political Science, has been awarded the Finnish honorary title kauppaneuvos and holds an honorary doctorate in economics. In addition to being a member of the Parliament of Finland, Eero Lehti serves in many positions of trust e.g. in Taloustutkimus Oy, Biohit Oyj, Eilakaisla Oy and Fortum Oyj. He has also worked on the board of the town of Kerava since 1969.

 

 Pertti Laine  
Pertti Laine Pertti Laine has been the senior advisor of Korona Invest since 2015. He has been active in identifying and assessing new portfolio companies and increasing value in existing ones. Pertti has an M.Sc. from Helsinki University of Technology, and he is the CEO of Muutostieto Oy and the senior advisor for Eera Oy. He has previously worked e.g. in Suomen Metsäteollisuuden Keskusliitto, Öljyalan keskusliitto and for the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, and he has broad experience in several positions of trust in e.g. the forest industry. He is also member of the board of Ecolan Oy, which is one of Korona Invest’s portfolio companies.
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