An experienced aviation professional with an extensive background from Aviation Management and Commercial Pilot of ATRs. Roope was the Founder and Chairman of the Board of Private Skies, a leading European Aircraft Brokerage which he exited in 2020. He was responsible for achieving one of the first pan-European Aircraft Operator Certificates for single engine commercial operations in 2016. He is a commercial pilot and flight instructor by training.
An accomplished Investment banker, working at HSBC in New York and London. Jari-Jussi headed HSBC Financial Institutions’ Nordic team and largest Asian FIs coverage, generating +$90m in revenue per annum globally. He raised more than $114bn of debt, equity and hybrid capital for his FI clients and was responsible for +$500bn global lending and trading portfolio. Executed several successful M&A deals and personally originated +$20m in fees. A graduate of University of Manchester and Manchester Business School in Finance & Economics, with MSc Finance from Imperial College London.
As an experienced business travel professional, Katja has an extensive background in working in several roles for global business travel, SaaS businesses, and the Meetings & Events industry. She's an Executive MBA from Aalto University Executive Education.
Katja is responsible for making our service available for corporates globally, by understanding their drivers for business travel.