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the Board

Our Board determines the strategic objectives and policies of SAI to best support the delivery of long and short term values, providing overall strategic direction for the best of the business. 

UK Advisory Board

FINLAND Advisory Board

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ILKKA YLI-OJANPERA

Ilkka has worked over 25 years as Consultant, Business Developer, Project Leader, Account Manager, Global Principal Consultant and Client Service Manager. Well regarded across Finnish enterprises and Scandanavian markets, he worked at senior executive positions in Deloitte, Hewlett Packard and Nokia and is now an entrepreneur and business leader. His industry knowledge is in telecoms, high tech manufacturing, retail and small and medium sized businesses.

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MIKKO PIIRTOLA

Mikko was a Director of Merita/Nordea Finance, a CEO for GE Capital Car Finance in Finland, CEO of Aktia Corporate Finance and Director of Aktia Corporate Bank for a total of over 20 years. He has been working as a senior adviser in law firm Lexia and Rödl & Partner advising mostly finance, banking and investment businesses in nordic countries and the Baltics since last year. Mikko is a board member of Helsinki University Hospital and for various real estate companies. Mikko is based in Helsinki, Finland. 

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GEOFF STAFFORD

Geoff was a senior partner at PricewaterhouseCooper Consulting for 17 years. He was Head of Banking Insurance and Business Development at PwC and was Head of Banking at IBM Consulting. at PwC, for a period of around two years he was seconded into a FTSE100 insurance company as UK IT Director. Geoff is professionally widely travelled and has worked on assignments in the UK, Ireland and South Africa within Banking, Financial Services, Insurance and Retail. Geoff is based in the UK.

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GARY WILLIS

Gary is an experienced and highly successful CIO and Business Leader having worked in multi-million and multi-year offshore outsourcing engagements with global partners. He has also been involved with transformation and transition programmes within a variety of industry sectors including Financial Services, FMCG and Retail based out of the United Kingdom. Gary is based in the UK.

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ANDREW VEAL

Andrew is a co-founder of Remus Consulting, a niche consulting firm focusing on Life and Pensions, General Insurance, Wealth Management and Retail Banking. He has over 25 years of experience as a management consultant within the FS sector, working with senior executives to address strategic distribution and operational issues in markets including UK and Europe, North America and Asia. Based in the UK, Andrew has worked with a number of UK insurers to deliver the advantages of onshore and offshore outsourcing arrangments.