Landry Kouakou

serves as the Managing Director of The Martland Holdings. Landry was the owner and Executive Chairman of Aylesford Newsprint Holdings Ltd. He also was the co-owner of VoIP equipment provider Cirpack SAS.

Landry was previously an Investment Manager at a Paris-based turnaround Fund. Before joining this fund, Landry worked at Platinum Equity LLC, a US-based global private equity firm where he was involved in numerous complex divestments, corporate turnarounds and special situations transactions in Europe.

Landry graduated from Sciences Po Paris where he spent a semester at Columbia Business School in New-York as a visiting scholar and Research Assistant to Entrepreneurship professor Amar Bhide. He also holds a Master degree in economics and international finance from University Paris IX Dauphine and an undergraduate degree from University Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne.

Landry Kouakou is based in Paris, France.

Senior Advisor
Krister Rosenqvist-Packalén

serves as the President of Cleantek Trade. He has 25 years in various management position within the Finnish forest industries either in Europe (his own sales office in France until 1995 and sold it to Stora Enso), in Asia or in the United States. Krister has participated in the successfully turnaround of Stora Enso packaging production sites in Wisconsin and run sales and marketing positions within Europe in the publication and fine papers departments of leading Finnish paper companies. He has now built in 2009 a company that focuses on sourcing biomass for large utilities, mostly in Europe. Krister is a graduate in political sciences.

Krister Rosenqvist is based in Paris, France.