Juhani Kaskeala

Senior Advisor

Admiral (ret.) Juhani Kaskeala works as Blic’s business partner especially in assignments related to defense policy and defense procurement. Juhani has made an unparalleled career in the field of Finnish foreign and security policy, including the Chief of Defense of the Finnish Defense Forces and the Director General for the Defense Policy in the Ministry of Defense. Today Juhani is a professional board member and has several seats in large Finnish corporations.

  • Nixu Plc, member of the board since 2012
  • European Leadership Network, member since 2012
  • Forcit Ltd, member of the board since 2010
  • KONE Plc, member of the board since 2009
  • Chief of Defense of the Finnish Defense Forces, 2001-2009 (retired as admiral)
  • Director General for Defense Policy in the Ministry of Defense 1998-2001
  • Secretary General of the National Defense Council 1994-1997
  • Defense Attaché in London and Brussels 1991-1994
  • Military Assistant to the President of Finland 1982-1988