Management Consultant
Born 1949, married, two grown children

Education Master of Laws, 1970, University of Helsinki

International courses: Corporate Law (Nice), Product Liability (Berlin), Operational Audit (Denver and Orlando), International Acquisitions (Brussels), Huhtamäki International Leadership Programme (Brugge), FEACO (London), General Managers' Development Programme IMD (Lausanne), ILP of Huhtamaki (Palo Alto and Divonne)

Languages Finnish, Swedish, English, Spanish, German, Portuguese


Korppi-Tommola Consulting 2002-

Huhtamaki 1997-2002
· Group VP, Business Development Europe, 2000-2002.
· CEO Polarcup EarthShell 1999-2000.
· Group VP, Latin America and Environmental Affairs, Polarcup, 1997-1999.

Enso Group 1993-1997
· VP, Fibre Recycling Project, Enso Oy, 1995-1997.
· CEO and Board Member at Enso Española S.A. 1993-1995, Barcelona.

Mecrastor Oy 1990-1992
· Management Consultant

Huhtamaki Group 1979-1989
· VP Business Control and Internal Audit, Huhtamäki Group, 1989.
· VP Business Control and Internal Audit, Leaf Inc. (confectionery), 1988,
· CEO and Board Member at Polarcup S.A. (disposable tableware), 1985-1988 Castellón (Valencia), Spain
· Administrative Director and Board Member at Lönnström Oy 1982-1985,
· Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Directors of Huhtamaki Oy 1979-1982.

Finnish Cultural Foundation 1977-1978
· Lawyer

Different roles in university environment 1971-1975, Helsinki
Military service 1976, lieutenant.

University Pharmacy (Yliopiston Apteekki) 2001

Research Foundation of the University of Helsinki 2000

Jamera Networks 2003 2006

The Finnish Association of Professional Board Members, member 2002

The Finnish Brazilian Trade Association, Vice Chairman 2002 – 2005,
Chairman 2006

Publications · University Legislation in Finland, edited 1974. Helsinki.
· Kansa Kaikkivaltias, Book dealing with Constitutional Law Renewal in Finland, edited 1975. Helsinki.
· Espanja - diktatuurista demokratiaan, (with others); Article on the Spanish business environment, 1995. Helsinki.
· Fact, Fallacy and Statistics, (with others). Article dealing with
Finnish paper consumption and statistical errors. Pulp & Paper International, January 1997.

International congresses · Spanish Labour Laws. Presentation at HAY management's 50th anniversary congress in Madrid, 1993.

· Corporate turnaround at Tampella Española. Presentation at Madrid Management Center congress, 1994.
· Presentation at Latin America - Facing the New Millennium congress 2000 in Helsinki.


Served 21 years internationalised Finnish publicly traded companies in several capacities, with broad experience at corporate headquarters, division headquarters as well as subsidiaries in Finland and abroad.

Team member in twenty-five acquisitions/divestitures in Finland and abroad.

Consulted for top Finnish companies mainly in difficult structural change processes, sharing the risk with the client. Four projects as a manager for hire have lasted from six to eleven months