The management team of BT Wood Ltd consists of Jari Kukkonen, Toivo Mertaniemi, Juha Koskela and Juha Estakari. The team has a strong background in the fields of wood and chemical industry and international business.
- Jari Kukkonen (Product & Service Development), co-founder of BT Wood, has scientific background from Aalto University School of Science and Technology with the main interest in material chemistry & science and marketing. His long career in the chemical industry includes R&D and new business development in management positions at Kemira. Kukkonen has been an inventor on multiple patents in the area of cleantech.
- Toivo Mertaniemi (Domestic Sales & Customer Support) is a wood technician and co-founder of BT Wood, who has wide operational skills and extensive connections to the wood products industry in the Nordics and an entrepreneurial mind-set. He has worked as an entrepreneur in the wood products industry for more than 15 years.
- Dr Juha P. Koskela (Research and Development) has PhD in Organic/Fibre Chemistry and has has made a strong academic research career in Finland and abroad, e.g. in the field of naturally occurring macromolecules and their derivatisation for biodegradable products replacing of oil based products for industrial applications.
- Juha Estakari (Finance and Administration) is a BBA and a co-founder for BT Wood, who has wide skills in company’s administration as well as project accounting.