Jyrki has a MSc in Business and Administration from Uppsala University, Sweden and has more than 40 year expertise in the field of pharmaceuticals and Life science in Europe, USA and Japan. He has a deep understanding and experience from various leadership positions in the healthcare industry internationally. Jyrki has served 10 years as Corporate Officer at Santen Ltd, listed pharma company in Japan, Business Head Europe 10 years and CEO and President Santen Oy Finland 20 years. He has also been Chairman Pharma Industry Finland, Chairman in Board Partner’s Association and Business Advisor in several public and private hospitals.
Currently Jyrki works as a board professional. He is BOD Chairman in five legal companies and two foundations, and a board member in two companies and two foundations. He plays tennis and enjoys luxury time with nine grandchildren.