Our Team

The founding team along with the Senior business advisors of Origin by Ocean, are all committed to the vision, of creating a business based upon the sustainable goal: "a natural balance of ocean-life".

Founders

Mari Granström

"I’m Mari, I have PhD in organic chemistry and I have always been enthusiastic about new bio materials and biorefinery concepts.

Since five years I have been working on this concept of how to create value from this massive global problem and turn this into a profitable and sustainable business"

Mikael Westerlund

"I’m Mikael, I am a business executive with an extensive international background with great passion for our wild life.

The technology and process that we have created at Origin by Ocean is a solution for both our environment and the growing need, for plant-based products for industrial applications."

OUR ADVISOR BOARD

We, as founders of Origin by Ocean are proud to present the company advisory board.
The aim from our side as founders was to create an
advisory board that would be active, engaged and committed to the same cause as we are.

 

We wanted to find people with a broad experience that we can rely on and turn to for assistance and advice.

Today we have a great board committed as advisors and investors in our company with the skills and extensive knowledge of:

  • Marketing 

  • Branding

  • Sales

  • Strategy 

  • Finance

  • Legal

  • HR

  • Corporate culture

  • Management

  • Plant operations

  • R&D

  • Process and Plant verification 

 

Marianne
Saarikko Janson

NoAsshole Company, Entrepreneur, Founder Fondia Oyj

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Matti

Vikkula

CEO Scandinavian Biogas Ab, Former CEO Ruukki Group, 

"Got involved in this exciting venture given the environmental benefits and especially the industrial analogy with my current duties - believe there is a high benefit of experience and knowhow transfer without conflicts"

Christian Ivars

Former CEO Jujo Paper Oy

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Alberto
Carrero

Business Excecutive Coach, former Reb Bull Excecutive

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Mårten
Janson

CEO NoAsshole Company, Entrepreneur, Founder Fondia Oyj

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Jari

Latvanen

CEO Stockmann Oyj, Former CEO HKScan Oyj

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Mathias

Bergman

Former Permanent Secretary BSAG, 

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Jari

Onniselkä

CEO Jason Capital OY, Former CEO, CFO Empower Group Oy

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Leif
Hilden

CEO Innohill, Former VP Strategic Planning, VP R&D Fermion Oy  

"Origin by Ocean offers a unique opportunity to improve the marine environment in a concrete and sustainable manner, which got me enthusiastic about the endeavour. Through my knowledge in process chemistry and pharma industry I want to support the project to become a success."

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