The Q Power board has recently been joined by a new member, PhD (econ.), MSc (tech.) Tomi Mäkipelto, an experienced professional of the energy industry.
Mäkipelto is Founder and CEO of Pohjan Voima Oy, a Finnish company specialized in planning and implementing on-shore wind energy projects. He has previously acted as Co-Founder and CEO of energy efficiency company LeaseGreen Suomi Oy, prior to which he directed the European energy and environmental activities of YIT Oyj. Mäkipelto completed his doctoral degree in the University of Vaasa, his dissertation concerning the competitive factors of wind power in Finland. He has also completed a Masters’ degree in Industrial Engineering at the Tampere University of Technology.
Chairman of the board of Q Power, Ilkka Herlin, comments on the nomination: ”The purporse of Q Power is to provide sustainable solutions for combating climate change. Renewable power has a central role in low-carbon value chains. It is a privilege to have Tomi join the board – he is a highly experienced professional in the field.
”Q Power operates in the highly interesting field of the hydrogen economy, and has built a pioneering position with unique solutions in the industry. I am excited about the opportunity to help the company on the path to international success in a significant future industry, central to emissions reductions in many sectors of the economy”, Tomi Mäkipelto positions himself.
The nomination of Mäkipelto to the Q Power board was confirmed in the annual meeting of the company on April 27th 2021. The board tenure of Pekka Heikkinen came to a close in the same meeting.
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