Contact information


Kristian Schrey

CEO, Senior International Business Advisor

+358 50 572 8253


I have several years of experience as entrepreneur in different fields, and of work with start-up companies. I want to work with companies who want to expand, regardless of the industry, by creating them prerequisites for succeeding in the international markets. My responsibilities include basic guidance, consultation, coordinating export networks and co-operation to China. I work from the Vaasa office.

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Martina Buss

Executive Assistant

+358 50 512 7860


I have long administrative experience. My tasks are related to administration and communication. I work from the Vaasa office.


Joakim Södergård

Economy and Administration

+358 50 408 44 22


I work in financial management and my responsibilities have mainly to do with the financial and personnel administration. I work from the Vaasa office.


Maarit Mäkelä

Senior International Business Advisor

+358 50 373 7044


Leave of absence.


Minna Jakobsson

Senior International Business Advisor

+358 50 572 7404


I have long experience of market surveys in different sectors and different market areas. I also have long experience of developing project for companies utilizing market information and design thinking. My responsibilities include basic guidance, market surveys and the events belonging to the theme year 2018: North Africa and Middle East. I work from the Vaasa office.


Carita Pöntiö

Senior International Business Advisor

+358 44 987 5484


I have a strong background in entrepreneurship with an experience of 15 years as an entrepreneur and a CEO in food and leather industry. My responsibilities include besides the main responsibility of the company even handling marketing and sails both in Europe and beyond. I have long experience of business, internationalisation and export! I work from the Kokkola office.


Elina Ruohonen

Senior International Business Advisor

+358 50 385 4373


I have several years of experience in fields like agricultural and forestry machinery, design and creative sectors as well as food industry. I also have strong knowledge of the markets in France and French speaking countries and of Germany and German speaking countries. My responsibilities include contract fairs, their planning and marketing. I work in France.

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Juha Lahtinen

Senior International Business Advisor

+358 50 036 5851


I have a long experience in Engineering Industry and International Sales. I believe in long-lasting business partnerships, honesty and of course common sense. I have made export sales to almost 50 countries. This experience has given me good view of business in different environments and international experience as well as practical experience of cooperation between the various customers. Business development and networking are key issues when making long-lasting business partnerships in international sales. I take care of customers in Southern Ostrobotnia and I have offices in Kurikka and Lapua.


Katja Jankens

International Business Developer

+358 50 573 8876


I have a lot of experience from helping companies to new markets. My special field of knowledge is Scandinavia and especially Norway and Denmark. I work as Project manager for the project Nordic Gateway, which aims for Scandinavian markets. My other responsibilities include besides basic guidance, planning and carrying out fairs and export promoting excursions. I work from the Pietarsaari office.


Kajsa Emmerich

International Business Developer

+358 50 309 2810


I help companies in exporting to Germany and Scandinavia. I also work in the project Nordic Gateway and arrange Viexpos events. My responsibilities include also basic guidance and market analysis. I have specialized in German markets and have lived in Germany for several years. I speak excellent German and know the business culture of Germany. I also have wide networks in different sectors. I work from the Pietarsaari office.


Beda Arponen

NordicHub Project Manager

parttime, 1.9.-31.12.2019


I work from the Vaasa office.

Our team also includes:

Marjo Leppälä

International Business Trainee 



+358 50 4712 755

Contact us already today!

Viexpo has a large network of contacts both in Finland and abroad, and our experts have several years’ worth of experience in helping companies reach new markets. We can help you find the right solutions for your company.

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