Juha-Pekka Ahtikari leads the firm’s operations in Finland at Russell Reynolds Associates. He advises Finnish and international clients on top-level recruitments, as well as leadership and board evaluations. Based in Helsinki, Juha-Pekka advises clients on a wide variety of chair, board, CEO and senior leadership recruitments, working with listed, private and private equity–owned companies. He has recently conducted several large-cap C-suite and chairman positions as well as board assignments.  Juha-Pekka has cultivated this expertise over a career that spans more than 35 years. Before joining Russell Reynolds, Juha-Pekka spent more than a decade at two other leading global executive search firms.  At these companies, he helped build international client accounts and established successful international-level executive search operations in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Tallinn and Riga.
Juha-Pekka received his LLM from the University of Helsinki Law School and is fluent in Finnish, English and Swedish and conversational German.
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