Simo Santavirta is Senior Managing Director and Head of Ardian Infrastructure Asset Management.
Simo was/is a board member of portfolio companies such as LBC, Andberg Vind, Kallista, Enovos, Skyline Renewables and Hill Top.
Simo joined Ardian in 2016. Previously, he spent 13 years at the global power generation group, InterGen, while being based in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. At InterGen, most recently he held the position of Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Management, based in InterGen’s head office in the USA. Prior to that, his other roles at InterGen include Vice President and General Manager in the Philippines and Director of Business Development for North West Europe. An engineer by background, Simo Santavirta started his career at Finnish energy company, Fortum Oyj in 1998.
Education: Helsinki University of Technology Finland