Sirpa has about 30 years’ extensive experience in executive management positions, mainly as a CEO and board member. She joined VALOR in August 2021. For most of her career, she has worked with Private Equity shareholders, but she also has more than 20 years’ experience of successful public-private partnerships. Most recently, she executed the successful turnaround and sale of Ovenia to Colliers International as the CEO of Ovenia Group. Before that, she worked for 15 years in Digita, leading the digitalization of broadcasting networks and services first, as the EVP of the company, and then the last 9 years as the CEO in Finland and for 11 years as a Member of the Supervisory Board of Levira in Estonia.
Sirpa has extensive and deep knowledge and top management experience in the TMT sector. She also has several years’ experience in asset and property management. Sirpa has led strategic transformation, restructuring and operational efficiency programs, and M&A processes. Her mission is to create new business thinking, and to lead the top management teams and Board of Directors to great performance improvements to boost shareholder value.
Master’s degree in Industrial Management and Engineering from Lappeenranta University of Technology
Outside the Office
Sirpa loves spending time with her family, both in the city or in their countryside home, which was built in 1898 and is located close to Mustio Manor by Lake Lohja. She has four grown-up children. She enjoys renovating and gardening with her husband, as well as golf, interior design, and travel. She is a mentor in Suomen mentorit ry, a member of Directors’ Institute Finland and an active Rotarian.