Modern professional search and recruitment services for leadership level roles and other key positions.

Pointer Search Finland purpose and client promise

We help our clients to find the leaders of today and tomorrow.

Pointer Search aims to improve leadership in Finland by providing sustainable solutions for companies’ growth and leadership needs.

Our approach is efficient, humane, and straightforward. All parties are informed in a timely manner. Our results are based on data-driven and strong market analysis approach.

High quality work

Fast tempo

Excellent Results


Pointer Search Finland was established in October 2018 as an independent company. It is owned by the same parties as Odgers Berndtson Finland. Terhi Klemetti leads Pointer Search Finland and the clients include growth and start-up companies, SME’s, established and listed companies.

Odgers Berndtson is the second largest executive search firm in Europe. The Odgers Berndtson Group has more than 50 offices around the world. Odgers Berndtson is recognized as one of Finland’s top search firms and it has operated in Finland since 1990.

Our company culture is lean and heavy on substance.

Search Process

We keep our clients informed about the process all the time by sending a weekly report and communicating actively with all parties involved.



  • We are easy to approach
  • We are easy to work with
  • We treat both candidates and clients equally


  • We are nimble
  • We are agile
  • We deliver excellent results


  • We work relentlessly towards a superb solution
  • We have a flexible approach for clients needs
  • We deliver excellent results together


  • Transparent process for candidates and clients
  • Open and timely communication
  • Up-to-date information to all parties


Terhi Klemetti

Managing Partner

Terhi Klemetti executes leadership and executive searches for clients within the technology, software, professional and financial services, private equity, and other industries. She has over 10 years experience in international executive search.

Terhi has acted as a trusted Human Resources leader in various leadership teams during years 2003-2015 both in Finland and abroad. She has gained her extensive work experience from both start-ups and publicly listed companies such as Jolla, Nokia, and ABN Amro/Fortis/Alfred Berg & CRF Health. She has worked in software, IT/telecom, banking, and professional services industries. Terhi started her career in executive search at Heidrick & Struggles where she awarded as the best performing Senior Associate in Europe.

Terhi has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and additional courses in, e.g., HR Strategy, Change Management, and Board of Directors at Aalto University. Terhi speaks excellent English, good Swedish and she can get by in French and Italian.

Saana Haataja

Principal Consultant

Saana Haataja has started as Principal consultant at Pointer Search. She will be in charge of the selected strategic clients and she will be managing different recruitment and executive search assignments.

Saana has years of experience in customer relationship development and project management in different sectors such as executive education, media and communications, aviation, telecom, and executive search. Saana has excellent project management and leadership skills. She has designed several tailored, company-customized solutions to leading companies in Finland and abroad.

Saana has BBA and EMBA (Hons.) degrees. She speaks fluent English and she can get by in Swedish.

Anni Nelimarkka

Assistant & Research Associate

Anni started her career in executive search in August 2016, originally as an assistant. At Pointer Search, Anni will focus on research work, candidate contacting among other daily administrative tasks. Anni finished her M. Soc. Sc. Degree from Social Psychology at the University of Helsinki in May 2016.

Anni speaks good English and she can get by in Swedish and French.

Gergely Nagy

Head of Research

Gergely has been working in executive search since 2015. He started at Egon Zehnder in Budapest as a senior researcher covering assignments in Hungary, CEE/SEE and broader EMEA. He began with Odgers Berndtson in Helsinki in early 2018. Additionally, from late 2018 Gergely also supports Pointer Search.
Gergely previously worked in Brussels for an NGO as a communications associate and as a business-financial journalist at the most read Hungarian economic weekly. He completed his BA and MA studies in social science and international economics in Hungary, Scotland and the Czech Republic. Gergely speaks Hungarian, English, Italian, understands Portuguese and is learning Swedish.

Contact Us

Pointer Search Finland

Bulevardi 5 A 2, 00120 Helsinki

Terhi Klemetti
+358 50 480 2401

Anni Nelimarkka
+358 40 502 8167

Gergely Nagy
+358 44 928 2269

Pointer Search Oy
Business ID: 2941962-2
VAT number: FI29419622

Ålandsbanken Ab
IBAN: FI78 6601 0010 5065 66