Senior Financial Advisor
Master of Science; Executive MBA
Mr. Hyppönen has over 30 years of experience in energy and banking business in Europe. During his career he has worked on international energy investment projects, ESCO business and privatization. Having worked both in utilities, banks and private companies, Mr. Hyppönen has gained a profound holistic view on the needs of different stakeholders in the development of energy infrastructure.
Mr. Hyppönen has a strong hands-on expertise of financial modeling and financial feasibility evaluation of infrastructure investments. He also has a long experience of business unit and project management. Mr. Hyppönen has worked for financing institutions such as Nordea Bank (Investment and Corporate Analyst) and EBRD, as an energy specialist banker in the Baltic States for two years assisting the countries to transfer their energy markets towards market economy. His work has also included financial structuring of the projects so that an optimal cost-risk balance is found for all participants.
In 2004-2012 Mr. Hyppönen worked in ESCO business (energy service/saving) in financial, business development and general management positions. Apart from his native Finland, Mr. Hyppönen has been based in London, the UK and in Vilnius, Lithuania.