Board Members

PMI Finland is operating by seven board members (Vesa Koskela,  Javier Martin, Donna Roberts, Marco Stracquadanio, Lutful Mandson, Petri Kopsa, Antti Takalo) and several volunteers are engaged occasionally to run our functional chapter operations.

Vesa Koskela(President), MSc, PMP, CSM
Currently I’m project manager at Murata Electronics in Vantaa, Finland. I manage microelectromechanical component R&D projects for global automotive customers from research to mass production ramp up.

Prior to Murata, I worked 6 years in ICT projects for healthcare customers in Nordics, and prior to that 15 years in R&D projects developing microchips for customers around the world. I have worked as full-time professional project manager since 2001 in tens of customer projects. I have developed design processes and practices as well as project management methodologies and provided PM trainings.Contact: vesa.koskela(at)pmifinland.org or president(at)pmifinland.org or LinkedIn

 

Javier Martin PMP, CSM graduated from two Master of Science Degrees, in IT management (Spain) and Telecommunication Engineering (Finland). He began his career in 2007 as IT engineer in the University of Aviation in Spain where he was promoted to Head of IT. In 2010 he moved to Finland to continue his studies and career. Javier started working at InlineMarket in 2012 for Nokia and Microsoft projects in areas such as CRM solutions, marketing automation, software development and cloud-based infrastructure. Currently working at Zalando Tech as a Product Manager. Contact: javier.martin@pmifinland.org or LinkedIn

Donna Roberts, I am a Finland Permanent resident since 2004, originally from Canada. I have 25 years working experience in Telecommunications and wireless data industry including 10 years in management with Motorola on the product development and integration side of the business and 10 years in project management mostly on the services side of the business. The most recent 9 years I have been based in Finland as a Program and Project Manager for multi-country projects and global programs in Ericsson global service business including change management, managed services and other transformations. Contact: donna.roberts(at)pmifinland.org or LinkedIn

Marco Stracquadanio has more than 17 years of experience in Telecom and IT Industry. Most of them were spent in different R&D roles, developing and managing R&D projects involved in software, hardware and architecture development of complex systems in large organizations.  In a previous life, he was an Army officer in the Italian Army. PMP since 2009 (as well as CSPO and SCM ) decided to share his experiences, acquired in vast and multicultural programs environment that can be useful for the Project Management community. Contact: marco.stracquadanio(at)pmifinland.org or LinkedIn

Lutful Mandson has received his M.Sc. (Eng.) in Project Management from the Norwegian University of Science & Technology, NTNU. He has began his career as ‘IT Management Consultant’ in 2004, since then he has straighten in project management domain. Lutful has over 7 years of expertise in the int. project and clients service delivery, to resolve complex issues in Industrial projects and operational procurement (e.g. supply chain development, R&D and project control), PMI member since 2012. He wants to share his professional project business experience & knowledge with others, also he wants to bring efficiency in PMI Finland among with other volunteers. Contact: lutful.mandson(at)pmifinland.org or LinkedIn

Petri Kopsa is PMP certified project management professional living in Helsinki. He has 20 years of IT systems integration experience in the telecom, banking and finance industry. During his career Petri has held several project management positions; including project and program manager, project lead, project management consultant and scrum master. Currently he is working as Release Train Engineer (RTE) at Nordea. He holds the Master of Science degree and MBA in International Business.  Contact: LinkedIn

Antti Takalo is an active member of PMI Finland community, and holds a Project Management certificate from both PMI and IPMA. Antti is also contributing to the PMI Finland 2018 conference as a project team member.  Antti has extensive knowledge and expertise from multicultural and agile projects, in his various roles such as Project Manager, Subject matter expert, Product owner and Solution Architect. Antti believes that knowledge has become the key source for sustainable competitive advantage in Project Business. Contact: LinkedIn