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Current Experience

  • Chief Operating Officer, Partner
    Since April 2014
    Main responsibilities are day-to-day management of Espoo laboratories, reporting at customer interface and sales. Personal targets are interdisciplinary business development in molecular microbiology, management of scientific research projects regarding quantitative polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) and application development of laboratory automation (liquid handling, UI programming and automated reporting) for industrial scale. In other words, to bring cutting edge science to daily use in a rational form. Hot topics: Water microbiology - Legionella, waste water treatment and microbial induced corrosion Building microbiology - Building life cycle management: molds, fungi and bacteria Process microbiology - Material flow associated contamination control

  • Chairman of the Board
    Since April 2013

Past Experience

  • Scientist, Molecular Microbiology
    November 2013 --- March 2014

  • Application Specialist, Microbial Analytics
    June 2012 --- October 2013

  • Manager, Business Development
    August 2010 --- June 2012
    - Validation of qPCR protocols for microbiological analyses - Development of sample handling and DNA extraction methods for various matrices and applications - Transfer of molecular platforms to client laboratories - Expertise in purchase and logistics - Programming of automation sequences for microbiological applications - Sales and marketing

  • R&D Scientist
    June 2007 --- November 2011
    - Development of Real-Time qPCR department - Development of internal QC program for qPCR technology - In vitro simulation modelling (GI-tract) - ELISA development and validation for bacterial adherence


LinkedIn Assessment :
qPCRDNA extractionAutomationMicrobiologyR&Dmolecular biologyBiotechnologyLifesciencesBiochemistryProject ManagementValidationELISAQuality AssuranceProduct developmentQuality ControlLife Sciences


  • Specialist Qualification in Business Management in from Management Institute of Finland in 2016
  • BSc(Hons) in Forensic Biology from University of Teesside in 2007
  • Special Constable in from University of Teesside and Cleveland Constabulary in 2007

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Driving License
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