Henrikki Palva

About Henrikki

Since establishing VALOR with Matti, Antti and Raine, Henrikki has been the managing partner responsible for the firm’s daily management, actively participating in advisory work. He has been in the advisory business since 1996: at Carta Corporate Advisors (acquired by Booz Allen Hamilton in 1998) between 1996 and 1998, and founding partner at Nordic Adviser Group between 1998 and 2011. Prior to his consulting career, Henrikki was responsible for corporate planning at Amer Sports, and especially the entry into the winter sports business.


Henrikki has extensive experience across industries and strategic issues related to growth, operational improvement and M&A. Geographically, the assignments have stretched from the Far East to North America. Henrikki has a special interest in corporate strategy, ownership issues and M&A.

Examples of recent assignments:

  • Structure and governance model for public transportation organizations in the Helsinki metropolitan area
  • Operational model for leading car manufacturer in mobility business
  • Corporate strategy for mechanical wood industry player
  • Non-organic growth strategy for a major energy technology company
  • Evaluation of efficiency improvement potential in the food service business
  • Restructuring of the legal structure of a real estate investment company
  • Advisor to buyer in the acquisition of an agriculture business. 


Master’s Degree in Industrial Management from Helsinki University of Technology.

Outside the Office

Henrikki is happily married and the father of four children. Combining intensive consulting work with family life doesn’t often leave much spare time. However, skiing, boating, travel, and enjoying the atmosphere at his lakeside country house and skiing hut in Northern Finland provide excellent opportunities to relax and spend time as a family.