Prior to joining Metric Capital Partners, Ilkka was a Director at Amanda Capital plc, a Helsinki-based alternative asset manager with over EUR 2.6 billion under management. Whilst at Amanda Capital, Ilkka was responsible for a broad range of investment activities and was a member of the investment committee. Prior to his role at Amanda Capital, he was an investment professional at DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, the buy-out affiliate of Credit Suisse Alternative Investments. Before DLJ, Ilkka worked in the Leveraged Finance team at UBS Investment Bank in London.
Ilkka holds an MSc in Finance from Imperial College London.