Financial Market Services, Banking, Fintech, Strategic Advisory and Board

Sampsa Laine


Experienced leader in financial markets services, banking and fintech. Have worked for a number of Nordic banks and financial institutions both in dealing floor as well as within the banking operation. Main focus has been on institutional, corporate and SME clients covering pretty much all services banks offer. During the last 10 years have focused on building SME/retail services both in traditional banking as well as a leader in digital services development. Enjoy working as much with small fintech operators as well as with big global tech houses. Have also operated as a corporate CEO and as board member. So, know fairly well key customer needs when it comes to banking and overall business support services.

Present focus and ambition is in building successful international growth companies. Do work as an advisor/consultant, board member and/or investor. Enjoy complex challenges faced by growth oriented scalable businesses as well as creating productive solutions for challenges faced by incumbent businesses. In addition to banking and fintech, main strengths are within financing services and access to finance, digital sales and marketing solutions as well as in people leadership. Driven by profitable growth, focused growth ambitions and opening new markets.