Biography Ulla Keino

Ulla Keino is a Finnish national.  She is the Commercial Director of the Ahlers Business Unit Trade Facilitation and After Sales Services in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is also the majority shareholder of SeaFocus, a Supply Chain, Logistics, and Maritime Business Platform focusing on bringing the most actual issues of global maritime business.

Ulla Keino has a variable career of over 30 years in supply chain management and logistics, and her knowledge of global value chains covers all product types from lipsticks to car tires, from Masters’ paintings to copy machines, from tractors to laptops. Ms. Keino is specialized in turning challenges into opportunities, seeing problems as reasons to stop, think, and find a solution.

She holds an MSc.Techn. degree from the University of Technology Helsinki from 1990, and an MBA from Brunel University from 1993 and is highly motivated to encourage young people and business professionals to further studies.

Topics on which Ulla speaks:

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Procurement and sourcing
  • Distribution strategies
  • End-to-end project management