Mikko Nieminen holds an M.Sc in Economics (finance and macroeconomics) from University of Tampere, and executive education from Aalto University Helsinki. After graduation, he has worked at Nordea for nearly 14 years in various corporate banking roles. During this time he has worked in Helsinki and London, both in customer facing and internal roles in business development, business control and business area management. At his current role as Head of Commercial Banking Development, Mikko is responsible for planning and overseeing business development issues, KPIs, strategy, AML/KYC issues, stakeholder management, capital usage, pricing, HR topics, communication and general business execution at Nordea Finland. In his free time, he’s a dive instructor and amateur maritime archaeologist always searching for new shipwrecks.