Risto Wahlroos has been a Partner of JFP Executive Search since 2011. After joining the executive search business he has executed more than 150 search assignments to higher and middle management especially for manufacturing, technology, energy and financial services industries. Further, Risto has performed several Board Searches and Board Audit processes for listed companies.
Prior to joining JFP Executive Search, Risto has extensive experience from working in the Financial Services industry in leading businesses in P&L roles, executing change management programs, sales management, people management and recruitment. He has built and managed customer relationships with domestic and international large and midsize corporates in various industries and held leading positions inter alia as a Business Unit Head, Sales Director and Client Executive, heading client and sales operations vertical in three international Financial Services companies.
Risto is a member of the Financial Services Practice Group at the IIC Partners´ global network. He has also been a Board Member at the Finnish Executive Search Firms’ Association (FEX) since 2017 acting as a Vice Chairman.
Risto holds a Master of Science degree in Lappeenranta University of Technology in Industrial Engineering and Management. In addition, he has completed several business management and consulting related courses both in Finland and abroad, e.g., at INSEAD in Singapore.
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