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Minna Matikainen

Senior Managing Consultant, Finance Community Lead

+358 46 9222 577

”Minna is an experienced change leader who views transformation through end-to-end business processes in the whole value chain. With collaboration, curiosity and vast international experience, she adapts program management methodologies according to the company’s needs. Always asking ‘why’, not only ‘what’, she commits herself to bringing the best out of change in processes, people and organization structures. Her functional backbone is in operations optimization and strategy execution.”

Special skills

  • Integrated Business Planning concept development (incl. Finance planning, S&OP, product portfolio planning, executive decision-making)​

  • Process development (strategic, tactical, operational)​

  • Supply chain design, segmentation and end-to-end cost optimization​

  • Performance management (value levers & KPIs)​

  • Operating model design​

  • Financial accounting and business controlling​

  • Change management​

  • Program management & methodologies (e.g. SAFe 5 ®, other agile methods, waterfall, hybrid,…)


  • High drive to achieve best results and added value fitting to specific environments and needs​

  • Broad cultural and global perspective with ability to drive multi-cultural programs in different locations​

  • Empathetic leader who is motivated from enabling people to reach the common goals together with excellent problem solving and collaboration skills​

  • Strong systematic thinker driving integrated solutions

Relevant experience

  • Business management consulting background with a strong international footprint (e.g. Germany, Sweden, Brazil, Finland)​

  • Integrated business planning management and business controlling in global operations​

  • Operations vision and strategy definition and execution projects, i.e. supply chain optimization​

  • Leading and supporting business transformations, mergers and split-ups in various business roles through all the program phases from initiation, planning to post-go live support. ​

  • Performance management development in operations​

  • Further work experience in banking and stock derivatives trading 


  • M.Soc.Sc (Economics) in Helsinki University (2008)​

  • BBA from Haaga-Helsinki University of Applied Sciences (Finance) (2002)​

  • Harvard Business Publishing's (HBP) Leadership Development program for Leader of Leaders (2018)​

  • Scaled Agile Framework ®  (2020)​

  • Languages: Finnish, English, Swedish, German, French, Portugese (Brazilian)