Vison

Finnish construction is among the best in the world. The cutting-edge Finnish construction work is well known for its quality and the reliability of the contractors. Construction is well organized and regulated, while the parties involved are amongst the most comprehensively educated in the world. With projects developing into more complex and broader forms, the management of the projects require more and more resources and professional know-how. We at Vison provide consulting, training and counselling for all things related to demanding projects, all the while making sure that the projects reach their goals within the given budget and time frame. Without compromising quality.

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We offer consulting in the procurement of complex projects and services and Lean Construction, as well as project and organisation level training and counselling. We have worked as consultants in nearly 100 integrated project deliveries and in dozens of other demanding public procurements.

We bring all the parties involved in a project together, all the while utilising our combined know-how to prevent the loss of value and guarantee the best possible foundation for the success of the project.

Our objective is to improve and refine Finnish project delivery and Lean Construction and by doing so, make Finnish real estate development and construction the best in the world.

Vison was established in 2012 and now nearly 20 people work at or Helsinki and Oulu offices.

Vison in numbers

IPT Projects Nearly 100 (5/2020)
Alliances 58 (5/2020)
Takt production projects over 30
Value of the projects nearly 6,0 billion euros
Feedback from our Lean training 4,5 (on a scale of 1 – 5)
Personnel nearly 20
Our yearly growth about 30 %
Annual revenue (2019 – 2020) nearly 2,8 million euros
Business profit about 10%

People

Lauri Merikallio ›

Partner, Chairman
Helsinki

Tel: +358 400 450 217
lauri.merikallio@vison.fi

Lauri works as a coach and Lean Construction consultant in projects from start to finish.

Lauri got the spark for Lean Construction as a researcher for the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked in countless projects, providing training and consulting in the design of project systems, early integration, sparring of project leaders, improvement of integrated teams, big room planning, Last Planner Systems and takt production.

Lauri has been awarded several honours within the Finnish building sector for his accomplishments in tackling demanding projects. In his spare time Lauri likes to go sailing, make music with his friends, uphold a healthy lifestyle, and spend quality time with his family.

Jani Saarinen ›

Managing partner
Helsinki

Tel: +358 400 625 670
jani.saarinen@vison.fi

Jani oversees the design process of the planning models for public procurements and the competitive tendering of churches to railroads and more demanding service agreements.

Jani specializes in strategic leadership and constantly pushing his clients to improve their work and design processes. Jani has a broad understanding and many years of experience concerning the real estate and construction sector, having previously worked as the CEO in the oldest Finnish engineering firm, RAKLI and in many other leadership positions within the public infrastructure sector. His know-how includes, but is not limited to, infrastructure projects and financing and contracting models within the real estate and building sectors, as well as knowledge of the many different national and international organisations within the sector.

Jani is also a certified property manager and glazier, as well as a graduate engineer in civil engineering, who, in his spare time, likes to play ballgames of all kinds and taste wines, in equal measure.

Anders Nordström ›

Partner
Helsinki

Tel: +358 405 255 561
anders.nordstrom@vison.fi

Anders is in charge of the planning models for public procurements and the competitive tendering of everything from schools and hospitals to railroads.

Anders specializes in promoting and enhancing the collaboration between the customer and all parties involved in a project. Anders has had a long and illustrious career, having previously worked as the CEO of a construction company in Sweden and in many other leadership positions within the public sector.

Anders has also been certified in Sweden as “partneringleader”. He spends most of his spare time, hammer in hand, immersed in woodwork.

Antti Piirainen ›

Partner
Helsinki

Tel: +358 400 777 705
antti.piirainen@vison.fi

Antti works ceaselessly with his clients to increase the value creation of the real estate and construction sector, thus increasing the productivity of the sector.

Antti is interested in Lean philosophy, integrated project deliveries and the facilitating and improving of project leadership. He has experience of over 30 integrated project deliveries, starting from the first alliance projects in Finland. Antti had amassed over 30 years of combined experience within different public administration services and leadership positions, before starting at Vison, making him one of the most experienced actors within the industry.

Antti studied to become a graduate engineer and enjoys art, music and discovering different cultures, with a side of golf.

Juha Virolainen ›

Partner
Helsinki

Tel: +358 401 626 216
juha.virolainen@vison.fi

Juha is a specialist in collaborative agreements, procurement processes and public procurements.

Through trial and error, Juha has realized that the key to effective construction projects is improving the possibilities of collaboration between parties, thus reducing the waste of resources and time.

In his spare time Juha likes to exercise and tinker with his summer cottage.

Aleksi Heinonen ›

Partner
Naantali

Tel: +358 504 871 477
aleksi.heinonen@vison.fi

Aleksi oversees the streamlining of demanding projects and takt production consulting.

Aleksi is an international pioneer in single flow takt production, who encourages builders to push their standardized production to perfection. He got interested in construction through architecture and started working within the sector after participating in cruise ship renovations. Aleksi has studied product development and industrial economy and graduated from the Helsinki University of Technology in 2007 as a graduate engineer.

Aleksi spends his spare time with his family at their cottage, at sea, or with his children.

Eero Moilanen ›

Partner, Northern front
Oulu

Tel: +358 400 586 420
eero.moilanen@vison.fi

Eero works on both a personal- and organisational level, coaching clients in the different stages of the building process.

Eero is interested in the possibility of affecting global phenomena, such as global warming and the welfare of people. Locating inefficiencies and solving the related problems interests Eero greatly, as creating value for the client is crucial for him.

Eero seeks perspective for the challenges he encounters from nature. Hiking in the wilderness and travelling far and wide inspires him greatly.

Rami Tuokko

Rami Tuokko ›

Development director, M.Sc (Tech)

Tel: +358 415 447 187
rami.tuokko@vison.fi

Rami is responsible for the strategic- and procurement consulting, related to real estate and construction projects. He is capable in designing project systems, implementation models and procurement procedures, as well as leading projects.

Miika Ronkainen

Miika Ronkainen ›

Business director, M.Sc (Tech)

Tel: +358 408 610 938
miika.ronkainen@vison.fi

Mika works as a lean coach and stands for the development of project integration and flow efficiency. He is also the executive director for the Finnish Lean Construction institute.

Sari Koskelo

Sari Koskelo ›

Project director, M.Sc (Tech)

Tel: +358 404 194 941
sari.koskelo@vison.fi

Sari works in the Oulu team, and is responsible for the procurement, development and implementation of the projects from Visons clients in northern Finland. She is also the project director for the IPT project and has a big role in many different research and development projects within the construction industry.

Rauli Hämäläinen ›

Project director, M.Sc (Tech)

Tel: +358 505 360 234
rauli.hamalainen@vison.fi

Rauli is in charge of consulting everything from the procurement phase to takt production. He is interested in the development of the construction sector and takes great pleasure in solving the clients’ problems.

Lauri Laukkanen

Lauri Laukkanen ›

M.Sc (Tech)

Tel: +358 503 066 264
lauri.laukkanen@vison.fi

Lauri is adept in constructing and public procurements, working as a specialist in building construction projects. His expertise encompasses alliance procurements and the leading of collaborative projects.

Juho Laine

Juho Laine ›

Lawyer, Master of Laws

Tel: +358 40 849 3750
juho.laine@vison.fi

Juho works with consulting in procurement processes and is responsible for procurement and agreement law, as well as the planning and implementation of projects utilising procurement procedures.

Nina Flinck

Nina Flinck ›

Project director, Architect

Tel: +358 440 401 515
nina.flinck@vison.fi

Nina provides consulting in procurements and projects and assessment of collaborative efforts, as well as IPT development projects. Reaching goals and working collaborative efforts motivate Nina greatly, and she has worked ceaselessly towards the development of the quality in construction.

Maarit Taponen

Maarit Taponen ›

Project assistant, BBA

Tel: +358 407 357 896
maarit.taponen@vison.fi

Maarit is responsible for human resource and economy management, as well as Visons office itself.

Samppa Roimela

Samppa Roimela ›

Junior consultant, Bachelor in economics

Tel: +358 445 048 951
samppa.roimela@vison.fi

Samppas tasks include assisting in projects and project consulting, preparing documents, as well as other supporting tasks. His expertise is centred around analytics and economics.

Veera Muukkonen

Veera Muukkonen ›

Junior consultant, Bachelor of Science

Tel: +358 408 278 170
veera.muukkonen@vison.fi

Veera is working on her master’s thesis at Vison, as well as assisting in projects and project consulting. Veera studies industrial engineering and management at the University of Oulu. She is especially interested in lean and the development of processes.

Aron Sajavaara ›

Junior consultant, Bachelor of Science

Tel: +358 405 830 436
aron.sajavaara@vison.fi

Arons tasks include assisting in projects and project consulting, preparing documents, as well as other supporting tasks.

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