Aki Hyryläinen

Partner & Director (Team Leader)

Aki Hyryläinen, based in Helsinki, has been working for Mercuri Urval since 2006. Aki has extensive experience in Executive Search, Recruitment and Selection in Finland, especially in the Real Estate and Construction, and Media sectors. In recent years, Aki has been specialising more in Business Coaching, Talent Management and Organisational Change projects. Aki is also an experienced Team Leader working with highly talented consultants.

Prior to joining Mercuri Urval, Aki had a long international level career as a professional Football player. When Aki's football career ended due to leg injuries in 2001, he focused on finishing his studies and started to work as a trained Football coach. He graduated from the University of Helsinki with a Master's degree in 2005.

Aki has an international coaching certification and is working as a Business Coach both for his clients as well as on pro-bono assignments.

Aki is Master of Arts (Finnish and Nordic History) from the University of Helsinki. Having played in Belgium and Denmark and studied one year in the USA, Aki speaks fluent English. Swedish, German and Danish are on a conversational level.

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