Jari is a Manager in Sales and Partnerships at AKK Sports Ltd. AKK directs, develops and runs automobile sport in Finland. AKK also promotes the status and visibility of Finnish motorsport both nationally and internationally. AKK comprises of national sporting authority AKK-Motorsport ry and AKK Sports Ltd, a marketing company fully owned by the ASN. AKK-Motorsport ry is the country’s representative in the Fédération Internationale de l ́Automobile (FIA). With Four Formula 1 and 13 Rally championships Finland is one of the most successful nations in the world of motorsport and AKK´s job is to make sure that it will be the same in the future as well.
Jari is responsible for AKK´s “Flying Finn”-program which supports the young drivers on their path to success from the grassroots to the highest levels. Jari himself is a motorsport enthusiast with engineering background. He studied Automotive design engineering in Helsinki university of applied science before entering the world of motorsports. He used to work as a team manager for Finnish ADRF and Russian Artline racing teams in German ATS Formula 3 -series and has helped several drivers to take their first steps towards the international league.