Team Finland: Renewable Energy – financing and growth

Team Finland network (Ostrobothnian Centre for Economic Development, Transport and The Environment, Employment and Economic Development Office, Viexpo, Business Finland and Finnvera) organises Team Finland: Renewable Energy – financing and growth -event for Energyweek Week (Vaasa City hall). The topic of the event is business growth strategy and finance. The panel discussion and presentations focus strongly on internationalisation and export with examples from businesses and professionals.

Welcome!

Music Hall (Vaasa City Hall)
Wednesday 22 March
11:00 - 12:30
Free

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Team Finland: Renewable Energy – financing and growth

Host

Jasmin Granholm
Producer | TE-live Ostrobothnia
Jasmin works at the TE Office in Ostrobothnia where she produces and hosts an online recruitment live broadcast show called TE-live. Jasmin knows how to transform herself into a host of both serious and casual events. In addition Jasmin has hosted Team Finland Talks events.

11:00 Opening speach

Katriina Anttila
CEO | Kasvuryhmä

11:20 TBA

Anne Vasara
Senior Advisor, Circular Economy and Energy | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

11:40 TBA

Jussi Ylinen
Managing Director | Green North Energy

11:50 Panel discussion on financing renewable energy technology

Mirella Kivelä
Head of Communications | Centre for Economic Development, Transport and The Environment
Mirella Kivelä has more than ten years of experience in communication and marketing in the private and public sector. Kivelä works as Head of Communications at ELY Centre Ostrobothnia. In addition, she is also responsible for Team Finland communication at ELY Centre. Kivelä is moderating this interesting panel discussion.

Panelists

Katriina Anttila
CEO | Kasvuryhmä
Anne Vasara
Senior Advisor, Circular Economy and Energy | Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland
Jussi Ylinen
Managing Director | Green North Energy
Ulf-Erik Widd
Senior Advisor, Key Account Management | Business Finland
Kristian Schrey
CEO | Viexpo
Kristian Schrey is a former entrepreneur involved with companies from different fields. Currently he's working as a CEO of the export organization Viexpo. Mr. Schrey's passion is working with companies seeking growth through export and internationalization. "The world is developing in all areas at a massive pace which is creating wonderful opportunities. We need to break old boundaries and find new ways of working together - collaboration is key."
Tom Siegfrieds
Finance Manager | Finnvera Oyj
Tom Siegfrids is part of Finnveras Growth and Internationalisation Team, working with financing and export credit solutions for SME and mid-cap companies. Finnvera Plc is the Expory Credit Agency of Finland.

12:20 Closing remarks

Mirella Kivelä

Head of Communications | Centre for Economic Development, Transport and The Environment
tel: + 295 028 652

Minna Jakobsson

Senior Advisor | Viexpo
tel: +358 50 572 7404

Ulf-Erik Widd

Senior Advisor, Key Account Management | Business Finland