Yrjö E K Wichmann
M.Sc (econ.) - Chief Financial Officer
Mr Wichmann has a career spanning over 20 years in financing and investment banking. He was appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company in 2014. Prior to his appointment at the Company, Mr Wichmann has held a number of senior positions within the life sciences and biotechnology sector, most recently at IP Finland Oy, Biohit Oyj (NASDAQ OMX Helsinki), Capman Oyj, FibroGen Europe Oyj (NASDAQ) and D. Carnegies & Co AB. Whilst carrying out these roles Mr Wichmann has participated in healthcare IPOs on the London, Stockholm and Helsinki stock exchanges as both an investment banker and as a member of the board.
Mr Wichmann is a member of the Investment Committee at Dasos Timberland Fund I and II and a member of the Innovation Board of Helsinki University, which advises the rector and the board of the university in research commercialisation. The Innovation Board also oversees the venture capital portfolio of Helsinki University Funds valued at approximately €30 million. Mr Wichmann is also a member of the board of Bioretec Oy.
Mr Wichmann obtained a Masters in Economics from Helsinki University. He was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company in 2015.