Marko Ekman

Business Development Director, Partner

Profile

Marko Ekman is Etha Wind’s Business Development Director and he will also participate in the development of the entire company’s project operations and methods.

Marko has long experience of different management positions within the energy sector and in developing large EPC projects related to power production. He has worked in the energy sector for the most time of his career within the development of project business, personnel and processes.

Prior to joining Etha Wind, he has been responsible for developing the international business in an IPP company and preparing and negotiating large Power Purchase Agreements (PPA). Marko brings PPA expertise to Etha Wind and will also be responsible for developing the PPA concept.

Marko’s mother tongue is Finnish, he also works fluently in Swedish and English.

Education

1994 Master of Economic Sciences
University of Vaasa

Key References

Project Manager for Tevaniemen Tuuli wind farm project
Tevaniemen Tuuli Oy, 2021-

Development of the IPP business model, negotiation and development of international financing for power plant projects totalling 900 MW, PPA contract models and profitability calculations
Energy Group Finland Oy, 2019 – 2021

Managing Director, developing and internationalizing VEO Oy inspired by the growth of several wind power projects.
VEO Oy, 2012 – 2018

Work Experience

2021 –
Business Development Director, Etha Wind Oy

2018 – 2021
CFO and Chairman of the Board, Energy Group Finland Oy

2012 -2018
CEO, VEO Oy

1998 – 2012
CFO, Vaasa Engineering Oy

1994-1998
Business Controller, ABB Oy