Our Team

Philip Ross
Philip Ross - Owner
  • Hobbies: Hunting
  • Races: Eastpoint open, Pasvik, Gold Rush Run, Finnmarkslopet
Philip is the head of operations and brings 25 years of experience to the table.
Originally from Scotland, he has moved to Finland in 1995 to realise his dream and become a musher. 
From 2000 until 2018, Philip´s company The Border Inn offered dog sledding week tours
along the Finnish-Russian border.
Katja Bosch
  • Hobbies: Baking
  • Races: Eastpoint open, Pasvik, Gold Rush Run, Finnmarkslopet
Originally from Germany, Katja moved to Finland in 2011 to live with Philip and his dogs. She brings German efficiency to Ruka Husky and organises the clients and the kennel. 
Katja Bosch
Jelena Ross
Jelena Ross
  • Hobbies: Hunting, fishing
  • Races: Will be attending her first race after her education
Jelena will be attending the wilderness guide school in Kittilä in autumn 2018. She has worked with sled dogs her whole life and wants to continue in the sled dog business.
Manu Ferrando
  • Hobbies: cooking, hunting
  • Races: Will be attending races in the future
Manu, a trained chef from Argentina, joined the team in August 2021, after working for 6 years with sled dogs in Patagonia.
He has a great affinity with working dogs and a relaxed & calm attitude.