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MABCO is a Finnish management consultancy company whose core services are development of strategic planning, operation, knowledge-based management and change management in energy industry, manufacturing, logistics and service business.

Our operation is based both on strong experience in business management and operational business, strong analytical approach and in positive challenging of our customers in order to define new procedures and customer solutions.

Jukka Herranen

Managing Partner

Has been working in the company since the establishment in year 2014.

Has work experience for more than 37 years in engineering, project management and business management. His responsibilities have included management and development of projects, maintenance, production, procurement and warehouse operations.

Has been an entrepreneur and the chairman of the board in heavy machinery and small machine maintenance businesses for several years.

Has strength in management and development of business, development of operative business’s productivity and cost-efficiency and also analysing the key performance indicators.

His hobbies include classic car refurbishment, cycling and aviation.

Career in brief

    • Managing Partner 2014 –, MABCO Oy (Finland), Laukaa
    • Chairman of the Board and Entrepreneur 2012-2014, Jyväs-Marine Huolto Oy ja Valttori Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Factory Director 2006 – 2012, Oy Panda Ab (Finland), Vaajakoski
    • Regional Director 2005 – 2006, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, Industrial Services Central Finland (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Managing Director 2001 – 2005, Fortum Service Keski-Suomi Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Operational Manager, Service 1998 – 2001, Fortum Service Keski-Suomi Oy, Rautpohja (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Regional Manager 1995 – 1998, YIT Huber Teollisuus Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Project Manager 1988 – 1995, YIT Huber Teollisuus Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
    • Design Engineer 1984 – 1988, Construction Boys Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä

Juha Lepikko

Managing Partner, Chairman of the Board

Has been working in the company since the establishment in year 2014.

Has work experience for more than 35 years from diverse business management tasks in engineering, operation and maintenance, technical services, investment project development, energy trade and management consultancy in Finland and abroad. In depth and wide experience both in energy industry and in technical service business.

Has a passion both for business strategy renewal, development of technical service products and technical sales and company’s operative business’s productivity, cost-efficiency and risk management development in all organizational levels.

His hobbies include reading, summer cottage, various forms of physical activity, golf, cross country skiing and downhill skiing.

Career in brief

  • Managing Partner 2014 –, MABCO Oy (Finland, Sweden, Baltics, Russia), Vantaa
  • Deputy Managing Director 2008 – 2014, Maintpartner Oy (Finland), Espoo
  • Business Unit Director 2006 – 2008, Maintpartner Oy (Central Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Vice President 2002 – 2006, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, Industrial Services and International Operation and Maintenance (Finland, Sweden, England, Germany, Southeast Asia, China), Espoo
  • Managing Director 1999 – 2002, Fortum Energy BV (Netherlands, Belgium), Den Haag, Netherlands
  • Country Manager, IPP Project Development 1996 – 1999, Imatran Voima Oy Representative Office (Indonesia), Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Sales Director, Power Plant Engineering 1995 – 1996, IVO Polska Sp.o.o (Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia), Varsova, Poland
  • Product Manager, Project Manager and Research Engineer 1985 – 1995, Imatran Voima Oy (Finland), Vantaa

Sami Liiri

Managing Partner, Managing Director

Has been working in the company since the establishment in year 2014.

Has experience for more than 20 years from different kind of maintenance and business management tasks in Finland and abroad. Strong experience from maintenance execution as a service provider.

Has strength particularly in change management, planning and execution, maintenance management and development, reliability and planning development, asset management, knowledge-based management and the specification and commissioning of IT systems related to these topics.

His hobbies include everything that run with a combustion engine and also downhill skiing, cycling and frisbee golf.

Career in brief

  • Managing Partner 2014 –, MABCO Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Director 2012 – 2014, Maintpartner Oy, South West Finland
  • Development and Integration Manager 2008 – 2011, Maintpartner Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Site Manager 2006 – 2008, Maintpartner Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Site Manager 2004 – 2006, Fortum Service Oy Central Finland (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Development Manager 2003 – 2004, Metso Paper Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Development Engineer 2000 – 2003, Metso Paper Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Maintenance Foreman / Planner 1998 – 1999 UPM Oy (Finland), Jämsänkoski

Niko Hiukka


Has been working in the company since autumn 2019 and has acted as a partner since early 2021.

He has been responsible for different kind of operative actions in logistics and transportation business management for more than 20 years. The tasks have always included procedure, culture and leadership transformations.

Has strength and passion in development of analytical knowledge-based management procedures and operative business development in different fields of logistics, procurement and administration and also specification and commissioning tasks for IT systems related to transportation.

His hobbies are snowboarding, frisbee golf and also various forms of physical activity.

Career in brief

  • Partner 2021 -, MABCO Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Senior Consultant 2019 – 2021 (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Head of Area, Freight West 2019, Posti Oy (Western Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Director, Transportation 2017 – 2018, Posti Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Head of Linehaul 2015 – 2016, Posti Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Production Manager, Domestic Linehaul 2014, Itella Logistics Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Terminal Manager, Freight Terminal 2013 – 2014, Itella Logistics Oy, Helsinki
  • Director, International Transport 2012 – 2013, Peura-Trans Oy (Western Europe), Vantaa
  • Profit Centre Manager, Heavy Traffic 2011, Lauri Vähälä Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Profit Centre Manager, Logistic Services 2010 – 2011, Lauri Vähälä Oy (Jyväskylä and Oulu), Jyväskylä
  • Area Manager, Process Manager, Chief of Transport, Loading Foreman and Transport Coordinator 1999 – 2010, Lauri Vähälä Oy, Jyväskylä

Tero Jussila

Senior Advisor

Career in brief

  • Senior Advisor 2021 -, MABCO Oy (Finland), Espoo
  • CFO and Director, Finance 2006 – 2020, Maintpartner Group (Finland, Sweden, Poland and Estonia), Espoo
  • Business Controller 2002 – 2006, Fortum Service Oy, International O&M (Europe, South-East Asia, China), Espoo
  • Business Controller 2001 – 2002, Fortum Service Oy, Energy Outsourcing Services (Europe, South-East Asia, China), Espoo
  • Vice President, Finance 1992 – 2001, Fortum Service Oy (Finland, Sweden, Germany, Hungary, UK, South-East Asia), Vantaa
  • Financial Manager 1989 – 1992, Dativo Oy (Finland), Vantaa
  • Financial Manager 1988, Kemira Trading (Finland), Helsinki

Jouko Latvakangas

Senior Advisor

Career in brief

  • Senior Advisor 2021 -, MABCO Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Production Director 2013 – 2021, Vapo Oy heat and electricity business / Nevel Oy (Finland, Sweden and Estonia), Vantaa
  • Country Manager 2010 – 2013, Maintpartner ASI Sp. z o. o. (Poland), Espoo
  • CEO 2006 – 2010, Maintpartner Group (Finland and Sweden), Helsinki
  • Vice President 2005 – 2006, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, Hydropower (Sweden and Finland), Espoo
  • Vice President 1999 – 2005, Fortum Service Oy, Power plant and industrial maintenance (Finland, Sweden and Hungary), Espoo
  • Vice President 1994 – 1999, Imatran Voima Oy, Power plant and industrial maintenance (Finland), Vantaa
  • Sales Manager Installations and maintenance of substations and power plants, 1992 – 1994, Imatran Voima Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Manager of Electrical Installations and Maintenance 1989 – 1992, Imatran Voima Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Project Manager Eastern Grid Rehabilitation and Extension Project 1988 – 1989, Imatran Voima Oy (Sudan), Sudan
  • Manager of the Switchgear Group 1985 – 1988, Imatran Voima Oy (Finland), Helsinki
  • Design Engineer Thermal Power Office 1981 – 1985, Imatran Voima Oy (Finland), Helsinki

Ilkka Palsola

Senior Advisor

Career in brief

  • Senior Advisor 2021 –, MABCO Oy (Finland), Oulu
  • Senior Engineer Expert 2016 – 2020, Kemira Oyj (Global), Helsinki
  • Process Engineer Director 2014 – 2016, Kemira Oyj (Global), Helsinki
  • Process Engineer Manager 2012 – 2014, Kemira Oyj (Global), Helsinki
  • HR Manager 2008 – 2012, Kemira Oyj (Oulu), Oulu
  • Maintenance Manager 1997 – 2012, Kemira Oyj (Oulu + projects globally), Oulu
  • Automation Manager 1989 – 1997, Kemira Oyj (Oulu + Oulu + projects in Finland and Sweden), Oulu
  • Project Engineer and Project Manager 1985 – 1989, AFORA Oy (Eurooppa), Oulu
  • Research Engineer 1981 – 1984, Veitsiluoto Oy (Finland), Kemi

Jari Syrjälä

Senior Advisor

Career in brief

  • Senior Advisor 2018 –, MABCO Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Entrepreneur 2018 –, T:mi HR Palvelu J. Syrjälä (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Human Resources Manager 2018 – 2022, Jyväskylän Energia Oy/ Alva-Yhtiöt Oy (Finland), Jyväskylä
  • Director of HR 2007 – 2018, Maintpartner Oy (Finland), Espoo
  • HR Director 2001 – 2007, Empower Oy (Finland), Espoo
  • HR Manager 1997 – 2001, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Saarijärvi
  • Method Designer 1993 – 1996, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Saarijärvi
  • Trainer 1990 – 1993, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Saarijärvi
  • Installation Inspector and Supervisor 1982 – 1990, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Laukaa
  • Cable-/ Operating Mechanic 1979 – 1982, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Laukaa
  • Cable Mechanic 1976 – 1978, Keski-Suomen Valo Oy (Finland), Viitasaari