We are happy to announce the appointment of Pekka Pykäri as CEO of FCG Risk & Compliance OY. We opened our office in Finland in 2019, and as of March 2020, the Finnish operations is conducted in the newly established company FCG Risk & Compliance OY. Pekka Pykäri has been with FCG since the launch of our office in Finland and has played an important role in the establishment and development of FCG’s business in Finland.
Christine Ehnström, Head of GRC Advisory at FCG comments on the appointment:
“Pekka Pykäri has been fundamental in the development of FCG’s services in Finland. Pekka combines an in-depth knowledge of the Finnish financial sector through his background from several risk related positions in Nordic banks with a start-up and can-do attitude. Pekka has since his start at FCG shown his dedication to assist our Finnish clients in an excellent manner. I see a large potential in FCG’s further growth in Finland under Pekka’s lead.”
“Being a part of a Nordic and a global economy, we have seen an increased need for deep risk and regulatory expertise in the Finnish financial sector,” says Pekka Pykäri. “I am very proud of the work that has been done so far together with my colleagues, both in Helsinki and all our 200 colleagues in the FCG Group. As we draw strength from the entire group, I am thrilled to be able to offer Finnish clients both truly best in class expertise and local presence.”
We recently announced the acquisition of Algorithmica Research AB (“Algorithmica”), a software technology provider of risk management and quantitative financial analytical solutions for the financial services industry. Algorithmica will be integrated in the FCG Group’s various offerings, and will be available to Finnish clients, synergized with FCG´s leading risk and regulatory expertise.