Teresa is the chairman at Kemppi Oy since March 2014 and a third generation owner in a 70 years old family business. Kemppi Oy is a company dedicated to welding providing its customers globally with arc welding solutions that consist of equipment, software and services. Kemppi has always been part of Teresa’s life and she has worked previously in operational roles in the company being responsible for e.g. strategy and business development. Prior to that she has also worked for the Finnish Red Cross and Accenture. Teresa is the vice-chairman at LUT University and board member at Cargotec Oyj. She holds also several board positions in the Kemppi family based companies and some local associations. She was nominated as the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year in 2015 and received the Finland 100 years medal among the first ten in Finland in 2017.