Erkka has been involved in the wind industry and other renewable projects for a decade focusing lately on project development, feasibility and execution and also on Mergers and Acquisitions and to their related matters such as Due Diligences. International cooperation and managing complex entities with several interfaces are part of his daily routines these days. He has very thorough hands-on experience in all aspects of a renewable energy project, giving him the ability to focus on the essentials.
Prior to joining Ilmatar in 2012, Erkka also gained extensive experience in energy technology and project management through various energy-related projects ranging from R&D to power plant and wind turbine procurement and deliveries.
Erkka holds a master’s degree in energy technology from the Lappeenranta University of Technology. In connection to that he spent a year in RWTH Aachen in Germany. He is also a IPMA C-certified Project Manager.
Erkka was recently selected as the Chairman of Finnish Windpower Association’s committee for promotion of interests of the industry.