VTT Board

The tasks of VTT Board include confirming the company's strategy, overseeing the implementation of the strategy and being responsible for the profitability and proper organisation of operations at VTT. The annual general meeting of VTT reviews the composition of and appoints the Board.

Pekka Tiitinen

Chair of the VTT Board
Managing Director, ABB Oy; Director, ABB Motion Region
B. 1967
M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering), Doctor of Science h.c. 

  • 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.

Twitter: @pekkatiitinen1

Valokuva VTT:n hallituksen puheenjohtajasta Pekka Tiitisestä

Marja-Riitta Pihlman

Vice Chair of the VTT Board
Director General, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
B. 1957

  • Previous positions: Ministry of Employment, Industrial Counsellor 1999-2007. Various leader positions at the Helsinki region employment office services 1982-1999. 

Twitter: @MarjaPihlman

Valokuva VTT:n hallituksen varapuheenjohtajasta MarjaRiitta Pihlmanista

Heli Antila

VTT Board member
Vice president, Biobased solutions, Fortum Power and Heat Oy    
B. 1963
D.Sc. (Tech) 

  • 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.

Twitter: @AntilaHeli

Valokuva VTT:n hallituksen jäsenestä Heli Antilasta

Jukka Kola

VTT Board member
Rector, University of Turku 
B. 1960 
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.

Twitter: @JukkaKola

Photo of VTT board member Jukka Kola

Teemu Moisala

VTT Board member
Managing Partner, Vuono Group
B. 1974
BA, International Business Studies 

  • CEO at Futurice Oy 2018–2021
  • 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.

Twitter: @tmoi

VTT:n hallituksen jäsen Teemu Moisala Futuricen toimitusjohtaja

Erno Muuranto

VTT Board member
Managing Director, GE Healthcare Finland
Engineering Director, Mobile Digital Health, GE Healthcare
B. 1975
M.Sc. Engineering Physics

  • Managing Director at GE Healthcare Finland Oy since 2017
  • Engineering Director at GE Healthcare in Mobile Digital Health since 2013
  • 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

Kaarina Muurinen

VTT Board member
CFO, Vaisala Oyj
B. 1958
M.Sc. (Economics and Business Administration)

  • CFO at Vaisala since 2011
  • Aspocomp​​ Group Plc, Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors since 2015
  • Previous positions: Nokia Oyj, Director, Vice President 2008-2011, Hewlett-Packard Brussels Financial Services Center, Manager 1994–1998
VTT:n hallituksen jäsen Kaarina Muurinen