Peter Therman

Peter Therman

Boardman partner 

Peter Therman

Peter Therman (M.Sc. (Econ.)), Is the Vice Chairman of the Board of Hartwall Capital and the Chairman of the Supervisory Board. Peter has been working actively in the family business network for more than 15 years (Vice Chairman of the Finnish Family Business Association 2015-2018 and as a member of the Board of FBN-International 2011-2019) and has promoted family business opportunities in Finland and internationally. Peter has had a multidisciplinary career in various positions, mainly in Scandinavia.

His areas of expertise are governance, executive search (Board members and top management), owner strategies, nomination committee work and general management. Since 2017, Peter has moved into a consulting role and supports other family businesses in creating an owner strategies, governance structures and mentoring family business owners. The process of transforming his own family business, after a liquidity event, from an operational company to an investment company, has strengthened his expertise in operations and active ownership of private equity companies.


  • MPS Family Governance Advisory, Senior Advisor 2017 –
  • Karelia-Upofloor, CEO 2011-2015
  • Pågen Ltd, CEO 2007-2010
  • GlaxoSmithKline A/S, Sales Director 2002-2006
  • Hartwall Capital Ltd, Vice Chairman of the Board 2015 –
  • Stockmann PLLC, Member of the Board 2019 –
  • Camfil Ab, Member of the Board, 2018 –
  • FBN – I, Member of the Board, 2011-2019
  • Perheyritystenliitto, Vice Chairman of the Board 2014-2017


  • Konecranes PLLC, Chairman 2019
  • Terveystalo PLLC, Member 2019
  • Stockmann PLLC, Member 2018
  • Cramo PLLC, Member 2017
  • Sponda PLLC, Member 2017


  • Member of the Alumnus Network 2014
  • Speaker of “Ownership and Board work” training program


  • Owner strategy
  • Good owner practices
  • Family businesses and venture capital
  • Evaluation and development of board work
  • Executive Search

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