Timo Lappi

Timo Lappi

Timo Lappi

Professional history and Board experience

Timo Lappi is a business lawyer (Lawyerpreneur) who started his career as an attorney, working mainly with technology companies, venture capital investments and acquisitions until he started as a growth entrepreneur in the starting phase of the legal service company Fondia in 2006.

Since 2013, Lappi has worked as the Managing Director of Heltti Oy, a health and wellness firm which he founded that has brought a new culture and business model to the health care services market. He also serves as chairman or member of the board of numerous growth companies, such as Fondia Oyj, Hellon Oy, Marketing Clinic Oy:ssä and Nordic Business Group Oy. From listed companies, Lappi has gained experience by acting as Chairman of several general meetings and secretaries of governments, advising the companies on issues of good governance, risk management and securities market legislation. Besides of being the Managing Director, Lappi has continued his work as a laywer.

Prior, Lappi served as the Managing Director of Fondia Oyj, which grew rapidly in the end of 2011, bringing together an international group employing nearly 100 people.

Lappi is regarded as a leading force and inspiring speaker for growth entrepreneurship, board work, new business models and legal affairs.

Activities in Boardman

  • Member of Boardman´s Board of Directors , 2012-2014, and Vice Chairman 2013-2014
  • Boardman Partner since 2012
  • Chairman of the Boardman 2020 Board, 2011-2013


  • Growth entrepreneurship and management
  • Good governance and risk management
  • Company structures and funding rounds
  • Legal matters