Professional history and Board experience
M.Sc. in Economics (1993) and Authorized Public Accountant (1997) Jukka Mäkelä was an accounting office entrepreneur during 1990-2007. In 2007 he sold his business Angelma & Mäkelä Laskentapalvelut Ltd., which was serving clients through Internet, to Teemuaho Ltd. Mäkelä was one of founders of ICT wholesale corporation GNT Holding Ltd. and acted as the Chairman of the Board until 2006, when control was moved to an international listed company of the same line of business. Among other tasks Mäkelä was the CEO of Sairaala Siluetti Ltd. during 2000-2008.
Mäkelä set up Big Four Auditing Office in Hämeenlinna 2009. After a short term trial, he returned to being an entrepreneur in 2012 by resuming his accounting office business. He serves as a private investor especially in projects related to electric car and environmental technology. During winters Mäkelä lives at Daytona Beach in Florida as a climate refugee.
- Growth companies
- Small and medium-size enterprises
- Company law
- Company acquisitions