Board

The foundation is administrated and represented by its board. The board consists of 11 members. The term of office for a selected board member is three years at a time, the same member can selected only two times in a row. The member of the board must be a Finnish citizen and an expert at the foundation’s field of research. Also the board must consist of at least one incumbent professor of pharmaceutical sciences, incumbent professor of technical sciences and an incumbent professor of economics or business studies. To be selected as a board member the person selected can’t be over 67 years of age.

The board selects amongst its members the chairman of the board and the vice chairman for one year at a time.

The foundation also has an attorney appointed by the board.

 

The Board

  • Markku Mäkijärvi 

    Chairman of the board
    Docent, Chief Medical Officer
    Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS)

  • Olli Ikkala 

    Vice chairman of the board
    Academy Professor
    Aalto University

     
  • Petri Bono 

    Docent, Physician-in-Chief
    Helsinki University Hospital

  • Eero Hautaniemi 

    M. Sc. (Econ.), President and CEO

    Oriola-KD Oy

  • Risto Ilmoniemi 

    Academy Professor

    Aalto University

     
  • Ritva Jokela 

    Docent, Specialist

    Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS)

     
  • Tatu Juvonen 

    Professor, Senior Physician

    Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa (HUS 

  • Jaakko Niinimäki 

    Professor, Head of Department

    Oulu University Hospital

     
  • Hanna Viertiö-Oja 

    D. Sc. (Tech.) Aalto University School of Science and Technology, Chief Scientist
    GE Healthcare Finland Oy

     
  • Johanna Ivaska  

    Professor of Molecular Cell Biology
    University of Turku

  • Kai Kaarniranta 

    Professor, Chief Physician
    University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital

  • Teemu Malmi 

    Jaakko Honko Professor of Management Accounting
    Aalto University School of Business
    Chairman of the Board, Aalto University Executive Education Oy

 

Officials