SMP Elevator Consultant Services was founded in 2020 by Risto Kontturi, MSc, one of the most experienced high rise / high speed elevator engineers in the world. Risto has almost 40 years of experience in elevator industry. Working for KONE, one of the leading elevator and escalator companies in the world, in different managerial / director level roles in R&D, engineering, supply and sales focusing to high rise buildings globally. He has gained very wide understanding of the overall challenges owners and facility management companies of tall buildings face to keep the property competitive, and especially related to the modernization of the elevators and escalators in them. Risto has also given several conference presentations related to the modernization of high-rise elevators and green building topics and has also attained the designation of LEED Green Associate.
Risto has almost 20 patents related to elevator technology, e.g. a patent how to measure vertical people flow in a tall building or a patent to give an elevator call using a mobile device or a patent how to use mobile device to manage the access rights to access a building / floors.
Risto has lived 5 years in Shanghai and has good understanding of Asian culture.
The LinkedIn link below gives also some more information
Below are some modernization projects Risto has been involved in