Board of Directors

Ordinary members

Chairman Jari Paasikivi

Chairman of the Board, Oras Invest

b. 1954
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member since 2014

Term expires in 2021

Deputy Chairman Jaakko Eskola

b. 1958
M.Sc (Eng.)

Member since 2021

Term expires in 2023

Deputy Chairman Antti Palola

President, Finnish Confederation of Professionals STTK

b. 1959 
Sea Captain

Member since 2014

Term expires in 2021

Riku Aalto

President, The Finnish Industrial Union

b. 1965
M.Sc. (Admin.)

Member since 2012

Term expires in 2023

Anu Ahokas

CEO, Staffpoint Group

b. 1979
M. Soc. Sci.

Member since 2021

Term expires in 2022

Rolf Jansson

CEO, Aspo Plc

b. 1969
M.Sc (Eng.) M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member since 2017

Term expires in 2021

Ari Kaperi

Country Senior Executive for Finland, Nordea Bank Abp

b. 1960
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member since 2010

Term expires in 2021

Jyri Luomakoski

b. 1967
MBA

Member since 2015

Term expires in 2023

Petri Niemisvirta 

Managing Director of Mandatum Life Insurance Company Ltd

b. 1970
LL.M.

Member since 2014

Term expires in 2023

Pekka Piispanen

Director, Akava ry

b. 1960
M.A.

Member since 2017

Term expires in 2022

Saana Siekkinen

Director, The Central Organisation of Finnish Trade Unions SAK

b. 1972
M.Soc.Sc

Member since 2020

Term expires in 2022

Mari Walls

President, Tampere University

b. 1961
Ph.D

Member since 2020

Term expires in 2022

Deputy members

Jouni Hakala

Secretary General, Foundation of the Confederation of Finnish Industry and Employers (TT-), Confederation of Finnish Industries EK

b. 1961
LL.M. MBA

Member since 2021

Term expires in 2022

Risto Penttinen

Executive Vice President, Strategy, Corporate Development and M&A, Uniper SE

b. 1968
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member since 2018

Term expires in 2022

Timo Saranpää

Chairman, The Finnish Business School Graduates

b. 1965
M.Sc. (Econ.)

Member since 2020

Term expires in 2022

Positions of trust held by the members of the Board of Directors