CapMan Infra’s Skarta Energy appoints Ville Ojanen as new CFO

01/11/2023

CapMan Infra’s portfolio company Skarta Energy, a Finnish renewable energy company, strengthens its management team as Ville Ojanen is appointed as the company’s new CFO.

Ville Ojanen, M.Sc. (Econ.), joins Skarta Energy from A-lehdet Group, where he worked as CFO for Keskisen Kello, the largest online store for the watches and jewellery in Finland, and as senior business controller for A-lehdet Oy. He started at Skarta Energy on 1st of November 2023. Ojanen is a finance professional with extensive experience from business controlling, treasury functions and business consulting. Before working at a A-lehdet Group, he has held various finance roles within different industries at companies such as Stockmann and Finnair.

“I am excited to join Skarta Energy as CFO of the company. Leading the finance function at Skarta Energy, I will be able to utilise all my previous expertise working in various finance and operative functions at both small startups to large corporates. This is an inspiring industry to be in, and I look forward to supporting Skarta Energy on their journey”, says Ville Ojanen

“I am very pleased to welcome Ville to Skarta Energy. His expertise across finance functions and track record from successful corporate development activities will support Skarta Energy in becoming a leading independent power producer in the nascent Finnish solar market,” shares Harri Halonen, Partner at CapMan Infra and member of Skarta Energy’s board of directors.

About Skarta Energy

Skarta Energy develops renewable energy projects, with an initial focus on solar in Finland and a strategy to develop-to-own and becoming an independent power producer (IPP). The company has a unique and experienced team, which has established a strong platform for further growth as well as a strong pipeline of mainly solar energy projects with a combined production capacity of over 1.0 GW in various phases. Skarta Energy is a joint venture between NYAB Plc and CapMan Infra with CapMan Infra as the majority owner. The company was originally established by NYAB Plc in 2021.