Our team


Ph.D. Kimmo Feldt

Managing Partner

After receiving Ph.D. degree from Psychology, Kimmo has worked in the field of HR and people processes in expert, trainer, manager and director level positions and engaged in a wide variety of local and global talent management projects.

His true passion is to combine people and business processes in a manner that makes all parties benefit, increase well-being and get the results needed. Areas of expertise are individual assessment, managerial development and human risk analyses.

Ps.M. Taija Stoat

Managing Partner

Taija's core competences are related to conducting high quality psychological assessments, from public sector to listed private sector companies. In addition, she has profound experience in international recruitments and in selection related to demanding managerial- and leader positions having high level of societal influence. Prior joining Fennos Associates, she has worked as criminal psychologist, as consultancy director and in assessment method development. In her work she is motivated by being able to enhance her client organizations and individual candidates to be motivated and to succeed n their work.

Taija's first career as criminal psychologist has brought her expertise in recognizing risk factors in personality, such as recognizing manipulation. In addition to psychological assessments she trains organizations' managers and recruiters to strengthen their recruitment and interviewing skills, supports managers and directors in challenging people management issues and trains customer service organizations on dealing with difficult clients.

Ps.M. Anssi Saxelin

Senior Consultant

During his 20+ career as an HR consultant Anssi has gathered versatile experience in the field of assessing and developing people. The biggest professional buzz he gets from creating and delivering interactive and realistic assessment and development concepts that add value to customers.

Over the years, he has been working mostly with bigger companies in an international context. His biggest achievements in that area are related to having a major role in building global concepts for e.g. high potential identification and leadership development.

Anssi's professional passion always comes down to developing and modernising the methodology, as well as ensuring the psychometric quality in measurement. When running his development workshops or coaching sessions he prefers to apply realistic interactive simulations and valid measurement tools to support increasing participants' self-awareness.

We uphold very high quality and value criteria, develop each other and are very careful in selecting people to our company. Each and everyone needs to excel in following criteria

  1. Teamwork
  2. Relating and Networking
  3. Persuading and Influencing 
  4. Analyzing / Formulating Strategies and Concepts
  5. Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations 
  6. Entrepreneurial Thinking