Board of Directors

Ilkka Rantasalo, Chairman of the board - A-KatsastusIlkka Rantasalo, Chairman of the board

Ilkka Rantasalo has served as Chairman of the A-Katsastus Group Board since 2007. He has a Master's degree from the Helsinki University of Technology and has worked as a CEO in i.a. Staffpoint Oy, Engel-Yhtymä Oy and WM Ympäristöpalvelut Oy.

Ilkka Rantasalo is currently member of the Board at Arme Oy, Netrauta, and Sah-Ko Oy


Michael Davy, Member of the board - A-KatsastusMichael Davy, Member of the board

Michael Davy is a Partner at Bridgepoint and heads the Firm's Operational Support Group. He joined Bridgepoint in 1989.He is currently chairman of Infinitas and a director of Permaswage and A-Katsastus. Michael has recent exit experience with Aenova where he was chairman. Prior to joining Bridgepoint, he was a strategy and operations consultant with Arthur D. Little.

Michael Davy has a degree in Engineering from Cambridge University and a Masters Degree in Business from the London Business School.


Patrick Fox, Member of the board - A-KatsastusPatrick Fox, Member of the board

Patrick Fox is a Partner at Bridgepoint and member of firm's Operational Support Group. He established BAPS, the Bridgepoint aggregate purchasing scheme, in 2000, and maintains a particular focus on procurement. He has been closely involved with the development of the Shanghai Office. He joined the Firm in 2002.

Patrick Fox has worked extensively on investments across Europe and has served on numerous boards. He currently sits on the board of Oasis Healthcare, 1st Credit, CTL and A-Katsastus Group. Prior to joining Bridgepoint he worked for JPMorgan and BNP Paribas. In addition he has management experience in the engineering and food sectors.

He is a graduate of Oxford University.


Kari Kivikoski, Member of the board - A-KatsastusKari Kivikoski, Member of the board

Kari Kivikoski has served as the A-Katsastus Group CEO and Board Member since 2011. Before joining the Group, he held executive positions within several business sectors, most recently as a Senior Vice President at Itella Corporation's Mail Communication. Prior to Itella, he worked as Managing Director within the Kesko Corporation both at K-Citymarkets and Carrols Oy. He has also worked as Director of Operations at McDonald's Finland Oy.

Kari Kivikoski has a Master's degree from the Helsinki School of Economics.


Terhi Vähähyyppä, Secretary of the Board of Directors - A-KatsastusTerhi Vähähyyppä, Secretary of the Board of Directors

Terhi Vähähyyppä has worked as CFO at A-Katsastus Group since 2006. She has also served as the Secretary of the Board since 2006.