Management Board

Eero Lehtovaara

Eero Lehtovaara – ABB Oy

As a Master Mariner, Eero has a deep understanding of vessels and operators. He has a broad experience in the marine industry, and has managed operations both onboard vessels and on the shore side. With his international and multilingual operations background, he efficiently communicates the ABB Marine strengths to customers. Eero is responsible for the continuous communication to classification societies and main stakholders. Completed ABB’s Senior Leadership Development Program at IMD Business School in Lausanne.

Specialties: Energy conservation, shipmanagement, Vessel operations, business development, Classification societies

Eero Lehtovaara acts as the Chairman for the Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem.

 

Esa Lindqvist

Esa Lindqvist – Business Finland

Esa Lindqvist is currently working as Group Manager in Business Finland. He has previously been the Director of Networking businesses and research in Tekes (The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation). Earlier he has specialized in technology strategies and been the coordinator for EU technology strategy programs such as MINT and IMT.

Esa has also been working for Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment in Pirkanmaa and Southeast Finland leading departments focusing on innovations, technology and development.

 

Tommi Pettersson – Cargotec

Tommi Pettersson has 25 years of experience from areas of international business, sales, business development, product management, product development and leading multicultural, multi disciplined global teams. Tommi holds Master of Science (Engineering) and Master of Science (Economics) degrees. He joined Cargotec in 2014 and has been working in different leadership roles in the area of automation, product development, software development and R&D.
In his current position Tommi Pettersson Leads Cargotec’s Digital Solution Hub, which is providing together with Cargotec Strategic Business Units digital solutions to Cargotec’s customers. He is passionate about helping maritime and logistics industry move towards smarter, more profitable and sustainable logistics through digitalisation, data and optimized cargo flows.

 

Christian Sundell – TietoEVRY

Christian has had several management positions during his 25+ year career in Software and High Technology. Currently he is a director at TietoEVRY for Global Intelligent Transport and Logistics business and public business digital transformation development in Finland. The position contains strategy work, sales and partnership within traffic, transport, and logistics domain in addition to leading and seeking growth for innovative organisation and society

 

 

Juhani Hupli – Wärtsilä

Juhani Hupli acts as the vice chair for the Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem.