Dr. Ville-Valtteri Visuri works as advisor at Teknoventure Oy. He is experienced in application of national and international funding from public sources together with private companies. He has played a major role in securing several research projects with a realised total budget of over €30 million.

He has roughly 10 years of experience from working with the metallurgical industry and related research, most recently as a postdoctoral researcher and deputy head of the Process Metallurgy Research Unit at University of Oulu. To this end, has authored over 30 scientific journal or conference articles on the metallurgy of iron, steel and ferrochrome. He was also a visiting researcher at Department of Industrial Furnaces and Heat Engineering at RWTH Aachen University. He serves as board member at Hannu Luukinen oy and Oulu Technical Society, and is a deputy board member at Noweco Partners Oy, Noweco Management Oy, and Teknoventure Oy.

A former student of the national Graduate School in Chemical Engineering, he received a doctoral degree in Process Engineering from University of Oulu, where he also completed his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Industrial Engineering and Management. During his undergraduate studies, he was an exchange student in TUM School of Management at Technical University of Munich and worked, among others, at Rautaruukki Oyj, Nokia Siemens Networks Oy, and Turva Mutual Insurance Company. He speaks Finnish, English, German, Swedish, and elementary Russian.