Managing Director, ABB Oy; Director, ABB Motion Region
M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), Doctor of Science h.c.
Chair of the VTT Board
- Managing Director at ABB since 2016
- Member of the Board of Technology Industry Employers of Finland
- Member of the Board of Technology Industries of Finland
- ABB Oy Finland, Chair of the Board
- ABB pension foundation Finland, Member of the Board
- ABB Netherlands, Chair of the Board
- ABB Belgium, Chair of the Board
- ABB Estonia, Chair of the Board
- ABB Latvia, Chair of the Board
- ABB Denmark, Chair of the Board
- ABB AG Austria, Chair of the Board
- Varma, Member of the Supervisory Board
- Previous positions: ABB Group, Switzerland, President, member of the executive committee 2013-2016. ABB Group, Managing Director, LV Drives, Drives and Controls 2002-2013. ABB Group, Region Division Manager 2005-2010. ABB China 2013-2017, Member of the Board; ABB Drives China, Member of the Board 2002-2013.
Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
Vice Chair of the VTT Board
- Previous positions: Ministry of Employment, Industrial Counsellor 1999-2007. Various leader positions at the Helsinki region employment office services 1982-1999.
Vice president, Biobased solutions, Fortum Power and Heat Oy
- At Fortum since 2012
- Chair of the Board of Chempolis Oy
- Member of the Board of Infinited Fiber Company Oy
- Member of the Board of Assam Biorefinary Private Limited (India)
- Previous positions: Pöyry, Director 2012-1997. Tampere University of Technology, various research and teaching positions 1987-1997.
Rector, University of Turku
D.Sc. (Agriculture and Forestry); M.Sc.
- Rector at University of Turku since 2019
- Chair of the Forum for higher education and international affairs in research
- Member of the Board of Universities Finland (UNIFI)
- Member of the Board of the OP Group research foundation
- Member of the Board of the Turku University Foundation
- Member of the Board of Turku Science Park Oy
- Maataloussäätiö (Agricultural Foundation) of Nordea, Chair of the Board
- Coimbra Group, Rectors’ Advisory Group, Member
- Previous positions: University of Helsinki, Rector 2013-2018, Vice Rector 2010-2013, Dean, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry 2004-2009, Head, Department of Economics and Management 2001-2003. Member of the Board of the League of European Research Universities (LERU) 2016-2018.
M.Sc. (Econ), MBA
- Previous positions: Dayton, CFO 2020-2021. Empower, CFO 2018-2019. Suunto, CFO 2009-2018. AstraZeneca Finland, CFO 2005-2009. Nokia Mobile Phones and Nokia Networks, various positions 1996-2005.
BA, International Business Studies
- CEO at Futurice Oy since 2018
- Chair of the Board of Columbia Road Oy
- Previous positions: Futurice Oy, Managing Director Finland 2016-2018, Head of Business 2007-2016. BenQ Mobile GmbH, Senior Manager 2005-2006. Siemens Oyj, Product and Marketing Manager 2000-2005.
Managing Director, GE Healthcare Finland
Engineering Director, Mobile Digital Health, GE Healthcare
M.Sc. Engineering Physics
- Managing Director at GE Healthcare Finland Oy since 2017
- Engineering Director at GE Healthcare in Mobile Digital Health since 2013
- Vice Member of the Board of Technology Industries of Finland
- Member of the Board of GE Healthcare Finland Oy
- Member of the Board GE Healthcare Oy
- Previous positions: GE Healthcare, Monitoring Solutions, Chief Engineer 2011-2013, GE Healthcare, Monitoring Solutions, Engineering Manager 2004-2011, Instrumentarium, R&D Engineer 2000-2004