Kirsi is the CEO of Fintech Finland which is a neutral, non-profit association established in 2017 to boost the Finnish fintech industry. At the beginning of 2019, Fintech Finland received governmental funding for a two-year program to create an internationally renowned fintech ecosystem to Finland. Kirsi leads the program.
Kirsi has over 20 years of expertise in financial services in Finland and Britain. She has been working in legal and commercial roles with non-life and life insurance companies, wealth and asset management providers as well as within a banking group. Before joining Fintech Finland she promoted financial industry interests as a lobbyist in Finance Finland.
Kirsi holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Helsinki and an MBA from Henley Business School (University of Reading). Kirsi’s colleagues witness her pragmatic approach and hands-on attitude. She explains to be fascinated by talent, courage and good stories.