Aleksi PursiainenCEO at Solid Plan Consulting
ALEKSI PURSIAINEN is CEO at Solid Plan Consulting, Finland’s leading sanctions and export control consultancy. Mr Pursiainen advises major exporters, financial institutions and Government agencies on a comprehensive range of legal and policy issues related to compliance with trade regulations, such as EU and US sanctions, EU export control regulations and US re-export rules. Before founding Solid Plan Consulting, Mr Pursiainen was Head of Trade Compliance at Nokia Corporation’s legal division, advising Nokia’s senior leadership and other functions on global compliance with regulation of international trade as well as the development and implementation of Nokia’s Internal Compliance Program. Prior to joining Nokia, Mr Pursiainen worked for several years in various legal roles within the Finnish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, most recently as the head of the Ministry’s sanctions team and a member of Finland’s delegation to the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).