Our Roots

pekka.jpgAkela was established in 2008. Pekka-Pietari Eskelinen is the company founder. Pekka has worked in Europe, Americas and Oceania, starting companies, making qood succes in Business to Business (B2B) and Business to Government (B2G) projects. He thanks all his former employers and current partners and customers for the chances to excel, reach for challenging targets and aim to make a difference.

kirstenkai_leopard.jpgPekka is married to Kirsten, a wonderful South-African-German girl, and together they continue to live, work and raise a family, so far spanning three continents and four nationalities.

Life is a great journey and full of new ideas and innovations waiting to be discovered and developed.


Akela is a Finnish company, which was established in 2008 and to date has formed several key partnerships combining international expertise and accreditation with local knowledge and skills.

Akela works with Health, Safety and Environment activities; with special focus on offshore oil industry, safety and survival training and oil spill recovery. Akela is committed to help our customers to improve work place safety, work methods and skills, at the same time protecting the environment by introducing new ideas, equipment and training methods.

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