People & Careers

 

CORE TEAM OF GRIFFIN REFINERIES

CHRISTIAN ABL

CHRISTIAN ABL

CEO

Christian Abl is an experienced developer of waste refining projects in Europe. He has been responsible for the procurement and utilization of waste derived fuels at Holcim’s cement plants in Eastern Europe. Abl has also been in the management team of the Austrian waste company Saubermacher.

MIKKO KANTERO

MIKKO KANTERO

DIRECTOR

Mikko Kantero has more than 15 years of experience in waste refining, energy production and circular economy. Kantero has a lot of international experience and he is at his best in building and developing new business.

FEDERICO VARALTA

FEDERICO VARALTA

PROJECT DIRECTOR

Federico Varalta has several years of experience in the environmental and energy sector on a global level. He has gained a deep understanding of EPCC project management by covering several management roles. He has also an extensive knowledge of the biomass and biowaste treatment technologies, through which he designs the most sustainable solution in relation to the available streams.

MARTTI MALMIVIRTA

MARTTI MALMIVIRTA

EXECUTIVE CHAIRMAN

Martti Malmivirta has a strong industrial background, especially from the oil and petrochemical industries. Malmivirta has been in the management team of Neste Oil and built up several new companies based on industrial innovations.

SAMI KIVISALO

SAMI KIVISALO

VICE PRESIDENT, MIDDLE EAST

Sami Kivisalo has several years of practical experience in waste management projects in Middle East and India. He lives in Dubai and is responsible for the Middle East market.

RODRIGO ACKERMANN

RODRIGO ACKERMANN

VICE PRESIDENT, LATIN AMERICA

Rodrigo Ackermann is an experienced Chilean infrastructure and energy project developer. He has held several management positions in different energy companies in Latin America. Ackermann lives in Santiago de Chile and is responsible for the Latin-America market.

AAPO NIKUNEN

AAPO NIKUNEN

Project Financing Expert

Aapo Nikunen is an experienced project financing expert. He has been in charge of arranging financing for several international industrial facility and infrastructure projects, e.g. in Elenia and YIT.

OPEN POSITIONS – APPLY NOW

ASSISTANT TO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TEAM

ASSISTANT TO GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TEAM

Helsinki

We are looking forward to welcoming a new Assistant to join our growing team!

OPERATION MANAGER WASTE RECYCLING PLANT

OPERATION MANAGER WASTE RECYCLING PLANT

Tiltil/Chile (Santiago area)

Are you our new operation manager with the responsibility to manage the waste sorting and SRF production plant in Tiltil/Chile?

PROJECT MANAGER / REALIZATION PROJECT

PROJECT MANAGER / REALIZATION PROJECT

SRF Production Plant

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our Global Team to manage the realization project of a RDF treatment plant. Are you our new team member?