Global Advisor – Project Management Profession
Past President, Project Management Finland
Past President, IPMA
Veikko Välilä has more than 30 years’ experience in project and risk management, gained in employment with Kone Corporation, Industrial Mutual, Ministry of Trade and Industry, Hansa Industrial Insurance B.V., If P&C Insurance Co. Ltd, Marsh & McLennan Inc., International Project Management Association (IPMA), Aon Finland Ltd, AGH Associates Ltd and Fennovoima Ltd. He has served in a diplomatic position as a Scientific and Industrial Commissioner of Finland, establishing a new operational office in Hong Kong and creating more than 50 new industrial and scientific co-operation projects between Finnish and Chinese & South-East Asian enterprises and institutions.
Veikko has participated in starting up new and successful operations, such as Soredex, a high tech medical X-ray company, and Hansa Industrial Insurance, an insurance underwriting operation in the City of London. During his career he has lived and/or worked in circa 50 countries. He has provided consulting and risk management services for a number of large corporations in the areas of power generation (including thermal and nuclear power), pulp & paper industry, high tech companies and large infrastructure projects (including harbor, metro, airport, rail- and motorway projects). His specialties include Insurance, risk management, and project management.
Veikko Välilä has served the International Project Management Association (IPMA) as a member of the Executive Board, and as the President and Secretary General. IPMA is a global federation of over 50 national project management associations (www.ipma.ch). He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.