Transport Consulting and Expertise

Researching, Planning & Developing Cutting Edge Transport Systems and Services Mainly in Europe

Developing Intelligent Transport Solutions

MH Roine Consulting is (MHR) a micro-sized sms e.g. entrepreneur located in Helsinki, Finland. We offer high-level consultancy services mainly on transport related activities and in reseach, development and innovations.

MHR is working in the field of Transport and concentrating on research, development, planning and creation of cutting edge technology systems and services. We appreciate cooperation with public and private sectors and operate through networking with the best national and international competences.

Our Services

MHR provides consultancy services in the transport. MHR concentrates on most advanced technologies, innovations, business models and viable customer oriented services especially on:

  • Intelligent transport systems and services (ITS)
  • Cooperative systems and services (C-ITS)
  • Cooperative, connected and automated mobility (CCAM)
  • Transport safety strategy and management
  • Legal frameworks and strategies for automation
  • Transport system strategy, policy and management 
  • Program and project coordination management and support
  • EU and other major project planning and preparations
  • EU project e.g. CEF and H2020 project preparation support

Our Experts

In addition to our team of experts, we are able to provide additional competent resources following the requirements and needs of our customers through our international cooperation networks.

Ph.D. (Transport) Matti Roine

Ph.D. Matti Roine is responsible for the company operations and management and he is the CEO. He has over 40 years experiences in transport research, development and planning. He worked the first 15 years in the Finnish Road Administration and as a team leader on road safety and traffic management and control.

After the years in Road Administration he moved to VTT to be engaged more on research and development activities and then afterwards finally as a Research and Customer Manger and as in a Principal Scientists coordinating and managing research programmes and major projects including EU projects. He was many years responsible for VTT´s own major research programme on Intelligent Transport System development together with companies and public sector directed mainly on required services, technology and business models.

In 2003 he joined the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) and worked there till 2008 as a director responsible on road safety and intelligent transport systems development (ITS). Doctor Roine has been working also with organization management and business strategies e.g. as a vice-chairman of the Executive Board of the Vehicle Administration (today TRAFICOM) and e.g. as a member of the Strategic Transport Steering Group in the MoTC. During the previous EU Chairmanship of Finland in 2006 he participated in EU Transport Working Groups and worked as a chairman in the Management Board of the Galileo Joint Undertaking.

He has been working with safety research and safety management activities continuously and is still today a member of the Scientific Committee of the Finnish Crash Data Institute. During the late years in 2000 he was 3 years engaged as a Safety Specialist for the Mongolian Government through the Millennium Challenge Health Project and its Finnish Research Team from the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL). He has also been a member of the Safety Expert Group for the Swedish Traffic Administration and earlier also for OECD on Ambitious Road Safety Targets. 

M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) Juhani Jääskeläinen

Mr. Juhani Jääskeläinen graduated as a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Technology, Helsinki, Finland. Mr. Jääskeläinen has made a 20-year career in the European Commission which he joined in 1996, working in the management of the Framework Programmes for Research and Technological Development. In 1999 he was nominated Head of Sector, Mobility Services in the Directorate - General Information Society (INFSO).

Between 2005 and 2012 he worked as Deputy Head of Unit and Head of Unit in INFSO G4, ICT for Transport. From 2012 to 2014 he had the post of Senior Adviser to Director-General, ICT for Transport and Energy in the reorganised DG CONNECT. Mr. Jääskeläinen left the Commission in 2014 to become an independent consultant.

Mr. Jääskeläinen has had a key role in the EU transport research and innovation in road safety, ADAS; ITS, Cooperative Systems and Automation, having managed several framework programmes.

Mr. Jääskeläinen had a leading role in the Intelligent Car Initiative and acted as the chair of the iMobility Forum, its Steering Group and International Cooperation Working Group.

Mr Jääskeläinen co-chaired the EU-US Cooperation Task Force, he is also a member of the Committee on Intelligent Transportation Systems – AHB15 of the Transport Research Board (TRB) of the U.S.

Moreover Mr Jääskeläinen also lead the cooperation between EU and Japan in the field of ITS.

Mr. Jääskeläinen has a thorough industrial experience, and he has worked in the management of Research and Development in various international companies that include Ericsson and Asea Brown Boweri. Before joining the Commission he worked for several years at the Finnish Technology Development Agency TEKES, first as a Research Manager for Space Technologies and later as the Director of Space Technologies.

M.Sc (Econ) Helena Roine

Helena Roine, Ms. (Econ), is responsible for administration and finance related matters of MH Roine Consulting.  She has about 35 years´ experience on corporate finance, business control and finance organization development. She has worked in senior finance positions in UPM-Kymmene Oyj, Nokia Oyj and ICL Data Oy among others.

Our Project References

MHR has been supporting both private and public sector activities and projects in Finland and in EU. Lately we have participated in the Arctic Challenge project on road transport automation with Sensible 4, in preparation of the starting EU SHOW project on automation supporting the City of Tampere and Sitowise. MHR has also been lately working with Sensible 4 on automated vehicle development and with the regulation of automation. Previously MHR was responsible for the successful preparation of the first EU NORDICWAY project with the Finnish Road Authority. From 2018 MHR has been supporting the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency (TRAFICOM) in the European ITS Platform project EU EIP, in its activity facilitating automated driving.

EU EIP European ITS Platform
Nordic Way
European Commission
The City of Tampere
Traficom Finnish Transport and Communications Agency