Ficolo - Climate neutral certified data center company

Board of Directors

Dominic Ward

Chairman of the Board

Dominic is the CEO of Verne Global and has been involved with technology and digital infrastructure companies for most of his career. He previously ran Direct Investments at The Wellcome Trust, where he was responsible for a substantial portfolio of private equity investments, including Verne Global. He began his career at Jones Lang LaSalle Corporate Finance and later co-founded Lepe Partners, a technology investment advisory firm.

Thor Johnsen

Board Member

Thor is the Fund Manager for D9. He has over 15 years’ experience in infrastructure investment and over 22 years in M&A, deploying over $3 billion, including as head of infrastructure investment for Arcapita Bank across Europe. He has managed digital infrastructure portfolios for 7 years.

Jukka-Pekka Joensuu

Board Member

Jukka-Pekka has extensive Nordic and international business experience in various leadership positions and commercial corporate matters. He is Partner at Eversheds Sutherland and Executive Advisor for Cinia Group.He serves as the chairman of the board for Administer Oy and a member of board / advisor for multiple companies.

Andre Karihaloo

Board Member

Andre is an Investment Director at D9. He has over 15 years’ experience in financial services, starting in investment management at HSBC. In digital infrastructure, he has invested over $700 million into projects and businesses and advised on over $4 billion of transactions.

Seppo Ihalainen

CEO, Board Member

Seppo is CEO and co-founder of Ficolo Ltd. Seppo has built Ficolo into an internationally acclaimed data center partner. He has more than 20 years of experience in the ICT-sector. He worked as Head of Technology at TDC Finland, and has wide international experience working for UNDP and Seven Networks.