Main competence areas is internationalization – find new markets, or improve distribution channels, grow market position. This involves evaluation what would be the best countries to expand, develop business plans, channel development, how to find new distributors and agents etc, company registration and operation in the UK. Most experience from the UK, Ireland, USA, other English speaking countries, Germany, Sweden, France, India, China, and some experience from Latin America, funding and VC.
Specific technical experience in industrial processes, building construction, and particularly renewable energy generation and water/waste related products. I have been evaluator for the European Commission for project proposals in renewable sector in EACI programme (Secretariat Renewable Energy Unit of the Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), and EUROSTARS programme.
Several hundred market entry and partner search projects in Europe, USA and other countries for small and large companies and international strategy studies for pubclic organisations such as Tekes, ELY, and to many regional develoment agencies, etc.Work package leader in two large multi-country renewable energy projects involving many European countries and India with purpose to analyse renewable energy markets, strategies and conditions to help SMEs enter the countries, or acquire new technologies.