Pekka has 23 years of international business experience in power generation and business development consulting. His background is in nuclear engineering, including MSc degree from Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland), as well as an Executive MBA from Instituto de Empresa (Spain).

Pekka previously held technical and leadership roles in the nuclear sector, and several senior leadership roles in international business development consulting in West Europe, Middle-East and Africa.

Pekka joined Wärtsilä in 2017, and has had leading roles in the strategy and solar business. Currently he holds the position of Director of Growth & Development for Africa in Wärtsilä’s Energy Business.