Simo Santavirta

Senior Managing Director

Simo Santavirta joined Ardian Infrastructure in 2016 with over 18 years’ industry experience, of which 13 years were spent at the global power generation group, InterGen, while being based in Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. At InterGen, most recently he held the position of Vice President, Strategy and Portfolio Management, based in InterGen’s head office in the USA. Prior to that, his other roles at InterGen include Vice President and General Manager in the Philippines and Director of Business Development for North West Europe. An engineer by background, Simo Santavirta started his career at Finnish energy company, Fortum Oyj in 1998.

  • M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering - Helsinki University of Technology, Finland