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Current Experience

  • Mentor Espoo, Finland
    Since July 2015

    Support of startups operating in well-being and health care space

    competence: data mining, general background

Past Experience

  • Product Specialist Espoo, Finland
    July 2014 --- August 2014

    Product Development of ICT – healthcare applications


       B2C service – Medication compliance of patients

       B2B service – Data mining of drug information / Natural Language Processing

  • Principal Scientist Helsinki, Finland
    June 2007 --- February 2011

    Input to strategy creation

    Intellectual Property Creation, Research Dissemination

    Master student supervision

    Concept creation, demonstration and verification

    Topics: Usable of security of mobile devices; authentication. User-based software reputation

  • Research Manager Helsinki, Finland
    January 2002 --- May 2007

    Strategy creation, strategy sharing (also with teams abroad), strategy execution.

    People management

    Intern, Master and PhD thesis supervision

    Intellectual Property Creation;

    Research Dissemination;

    Project definition, funding and management



  • Senior Research Engineer Helsinki, Finland
    October 1998 --- December 2001

    Intellectual Property creation and research dissemination

    Project definition, funding, and management.

    Concept creation, demonstration and verification

  • Research Scientist Espoo, Finland
    February 1993 --- September 1998

    Structure-function relationships of carbohydrate – protein complexes

    Daily management of EU project (The strength of wood fibres. Association between hemicellulose and cellulose at the molecular level;

    Marie Curie Fellowship



Self Assessment :
Analytical thinkingCreative thinkingCritical thinkingInnovative thinkingInterest in knowledgeProblem solvingStrategic thinkingIndependence


Self Assessment :
Statistical Data AnalysisData Analysis BiostatisticsBioinformaticsMolecular ModelingPatentsEntrepreneurshipCommercializationBusiness DevelopmentInternational Project ManagementCross-functional team leadershippeople managementEnglishProject PlanningProject ManagementTeamworkTeam ManagementLaTeXSQLPhysicsHealthcareMechanicsPublic SpeakingStatisticsMedicineTechnical reports

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
R Analytical skills Technology research Report dataAnalyze databudgeting of R&D activitiesCollaborate with project teamConduct limited data and/or statistical analysis.Conduct research at universitiesConduct university research Coordinate projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentData miningData validationInteract with nursesInterpret dataLiaise with research team in order to accurately collect and record dataManage risksR&DReview data interpretationSolve problemsStatistical analysisTeachingTeach university studentsWork collaboratively with the other members of the clinical research team Write statistical reportsWritten presentation


  • Master in Bayesian Statistics from Helsinki University in 2016
  • Fellow in Physics from VTT State Research Institute in 1995
  • PhD in Physics from Rijks University Groningen, The Netherlands in 1992
  • Master in Physics from Rijks Universiteit Groningen in 1986

Training and Certification

  • Bayes Theory and Applications; Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Helsinki University in 2015 Training
  • Computational Statistics 1 & 2 (2014). Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Helsinki University in 2015 Training
  • Data Mining; Dept. of Computer Sciences, Helsinki University in 2015 Training
  • Markovian Modelling and Bayesian Learning (2014). Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Helsinki University in 2015 Training
  • Statistical Practice in Epidemiology using R. (2015). Institute of Mathematical Statistics, University of Tartu, Estonia in 2015 Training
  • Steering Quantum innovation. Ehrewon Innovation Consulting, 2006 in 2006 Training
  • The innovation provocateur. Ehrewon innovation consulting, 2006 in 2006 Training
  • Convincing people. Langdons Ltd in 2003 Training
  • Leadership skills for tough situations. Langdons Ltd, 2001 in 2001 Training
  • Leader Action Profile. Blanchard Training and Development, 2000 in 2000 Training
  • Leadership and personal Development. Blanchard Training and Development in 2000 Training
  • o Managing Researchers the Nokia Way. Oy Perendie Ltd in 1999 Training
  • Project management. Nokia Research Center, Quality and Processes in 1999 Training
  • Event History Analysis; Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics, Helsinki University in 2015 Certification
  • Linear Mixed Models (2014). Dept. of Mathematics and Statistics in 2015 Certification
  • Information Systems Design 2 (2012). Helsinki School of Economics, Aalto University, Helsinki in 2012 Certification
  • Steering Quantum innovation. Ehrewon Innovation Consulting, 2006 in 2006 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Notice Period:
    1 week
  • Positions I am interested in:
    Research Scientist Scientific Advisor Senior Scientist Medical Data Coordinator Data Manager Engineer Sciences & Maths teacher Principal Scientist Research Scientist R&D engineer R&D manager Scientific consultant
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    BrightOwl Admin Waitress Veterinary Clinical Research Sr. Associate Veterinary Clinical Manager Veterinarian
  • Locations I am interested in:
    Belgium Denmark Estonia Finland Lithuania Netherlands Norway Sweden
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 4 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    100% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    40 Hours per week
    BrightOwl employee :    100% FTE
  • International:


    Expert has 21 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Espoo, Finland


Driving License
  • Yes