Mauri Visuri

Mauri Visuri has worked at Teknoventure Oy since 2002, first as an investment director and since 2005 as a partner. Currently, Visuri is serving as the CEO of Teknoventure Oy and is one of its primary owners.

He has over 30 years of experience in managerial positions, balance and financial arrangements, and different mining and metals industry aspects. He has led numerous M&A and capital raising engagements. He has served as a CEO in four companies and board positions in listed and non-listed companies. He has also served as a member of the nomination committee of a listed company. He has worked as a board chairman in 15 companies and as a board member in 11 companies; two have been Swedish stock corporations. In one of the companies, the primary owner was a major Russian company in the raw materials sector. Regarding the mining and metals industry, he has served as chairman, among others, at Kalvinit Oy (present-day Endomines AB) and Sotkamo Silver AB (listed), and most recently as a Chairman at Arctic Drilling Company Oy/AB and Teknoventure Oy.

Visuri started his working career in 1976 at the Otanmäki Oy vanadium mine. Thereafter, he worked in different technical and managerial positions (among others at Gränges Aluminium AB, Wärtsilä Diesel Oy, Kemira Oy Siilinjärvi mine, Oy Sisu-Auto Ab, Oulun Autokuljetus Oy and Höyrytys Oy Wapor Works) before joining Teknoventure Oy as an investment director in 2002. He holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Vaasa and an Engineer’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vaasa Polytechnic.

Among other things, he is a member of Directors´ Institute Finland (DIF), Finnish Association of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, and Helsinki Bourse Club.