Bertel joined Oaklins Merasco in Finland in 2017 as a senior advisor. He has an outstanding industrial background, having held high-level positions at leading Finnish industrial companies. At present, he serves in several positions of trust at leading Finnish and foreign companies, being a board member at Konecranes, Inkerman International and Kährs AB.
Prior to this, Bertel led the prominent family office Hartwall Capital Oy Ab. Before joining Hartwall Capital in 2011 as CEO, he was president of Metso Paper and Fiber Technology (2009–2011), Metso Paper (2007–2008), Metso Paper’s Fiber Business Line (2006–2007) and Metso Minerals (2003–2006); president and CEO of Fiskars Corporation (2001–2003); and president of Tampella Power/Kvaerner Pulping, Power Division (1994–2000). Bertel graduated from Åbo Akademi University with an MSc in Chemical Engineering.