Members of the Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Jan Lång, b. 2 February 1957, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Chairman of the Board: Molok Oy 2016- and Antilooppi ky, 2015-; Member of the Board: Stiftelsen för Åbo Akademi, 2013-
Relevant work experience: Huhtamäki Oy, several positions 1982-2003; Uponor Oyj, CEO 2003-2008; Ahlström Oyj, CEO 2009-2014
Chairman of Vapo’s Board of Directors 2015-
Chairman of the Personnel Committee 2015-

Vice Chairman of the Board 

Hannu Linna, b. 4 December 1955, M.Sc. (Eng.)
CEO, Vaasan Sähkö Oy, 20 August 2001-
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Chairman of the Board: Oy RAVERA Ab; Member of the Board: EPV Energia Oy, Voimapiha Oy and Power-Deriva Oy; Deputy Board Member: Pohjolan Voima Oy; Deputy Chairman of the Board: Energiateollisuus ry.
Relevant work experience: Korpelan Voima joint municipal authority, Managing Director 11/1994-7/2001; Mellano Oy, Managing Director 9/1992-10/1994; Pyhännän Rakennustuote Oy (PRT-Forest Oy), IT Manager 1984-1991, Project Manager 1991-1992; Imatran Voima Oy, Staff Engineer 1980-1984
Member of the Board at Vapo 2009-2012 and 2014-
Member of the Personnel Committee 2009-2010 and 2011-2012
Chairman of the Audit Committee 2010-2011 and 2014-
Member of the Board of Vapo Timber Oy 2012-2014

Members 

Martti Haapamäki, b. 17 February 1950, M.Sc. (Eng.), Engineering Counsellor (Finnish honorary title)
CEO, Seinäjoen Energia Oy
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Chairman of the Board: Voimajunkkarit Oy; Member of the Board: Vaskiluodon Voima Oy; Deputy Board Member: EPV Energia Oy
Relevant work experience: Vaasan Sähkö Oy, Business Unit Director 1991-2003; Teollisuuden Voimansiirto Oy, Senior Specialist 1989-1991; Länsi-Suomen Voima Oy, Operation Manager 1982-1989; Nokia Engineering Oy, Project Manager 1987-1991; Helsinki Energy Board, Design Engineer 1985-1987
Member of the Board at Vapo 2015-
Member of the Audit Committee 2015-2016
Member of the Personnel Committee 2016-

Tuomas Hyyryläinen, b. 1 December 1977, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Senior Vice President, Emerging businesses, Neste Oyj, 14 September 2016-
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Member of the Board: Nynas Ab
Relevant work experience: Neste Corporation, SVP, Strategy and New Ventures 6/2014-9/2016, SVP Strategy 6/2012-6/2014; F-Secure Corporation, Vice President, Strategy and M&A, 6/2010-6/2012; Nokia Corporation, several different positions, 2004-2010
Member of the Board at Vapo 2016-
Member of the Personnel Committee 2016-

Pirita Mikkanen, b. 15 February1966, D.Sc. (Tech.)
Partner, TM System Finland Oy
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Member of the Executive Board: Finnfund Oy; Member of the Board: Pihita Oy, Enersize Oy and GloCell Ltd Oy; Chairman of the Board: Lifa Air Oy
Relevant work experience: GreenStream Network Oy, Executive Vice President 2010-2014, Climate Opportunity Fund and Fine Post 2012; Carbon Fund, Fund Manager 2011-2013; KemiCell Oy, CEO 2009-2013; GloCell Oy, CEO 2009-2010; PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, Senior Manager 2008-2009; Labtium Oy (Geological Survey of Finland), Business Area Director 2006-2008; Gaia Consulting Oy, Business Director 2005-2006; Dekati Oy, Business Director 2000-2005
Member of the Board at Vapo 2014-
Member of the Audit Committee 2014-

Minna Pajumaa, b. 19 April 1963, M.Sc. (Econ.), CEFA
Senior Financial Specialist, Prime Minister’s Office
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Member of the Board: Veikkaus Oy, Gasonia Oy and Terrafame Group Oy
Relevant work experience:HSH Nordbank AG, Client Executive 2004-2008, Project Manager 2002-2004; SEB, Vice President 1998-2002; Suomen Vientiluotto Oy, Regional Representative Singapore, Assistant Regional Representative Hong Kong and other positions 1990-1998
Member of the Board at Vapo 2013-
Member of the Audit Committee 2013-2014
Chairman of the Personnel Committee 2014-2015, member 2015-

Minna Smedsten, b. 30 August 1976, M.Sc. (Econ.)
Group CFO, Taaleri Plc. 1 August 2013-
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Member of the Board: Havsfrun Investment AB and Taaleri Equity Funds Ltd
Relevant work experience: GreenStream Network Plc, CFO 2009-2013; Kaupthing Bank Finland, Finance Manager 2005-2008; Norvestia Plc, IR & Finance Manager 2000-2004; Tuokko Deloitte & Touche, Auditor 1999-2000
Member of the Board at Vapo 2016-
Member of the Audit Committee 2016-

Markus Tykkyläinen, b. 28 October 1973, M.Sc. (Energy Technology), eMBA (strategic management), M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (Finance)
Managing Director, Suur-Savon Sähkö Oy, 1 September 2016-
Relevant concurrent positions of trust: Member of the Board: Kymppivoima Tuotanto Oy, Kymppivoima Hankinta Oy and Järvi-Suomen Voima Oy; Chairman of the Board: Elvera Oy
Relevant work experience: Rovaniemen Energia Oy/Napapiirin Energia and Vesi Oy, Managing Director 2011-2016; Ranuan Bioenergia Oy, Managing Director 2015-2016; Vakka-Suomen Voima Oy, Development Director 2010- 2011; Kainuun Sähkö Oy/Graninge Kainuu Oy/Kainuun Energia Oy/E.ON Kainuu Oy, Design Engineer, Quality Manager, Environmental Director, Risk Manager, Development Manager 1998-2010
Member of the Board at Vapo 2016-
Member of the Audit Committee 2016-

The Members of the Board of Directors do not own shares in Vapo.