Board of directors

The Board of Directors guides and supervises the activities of Finnpilot. The Board decides on the strategic policies and appoints the Managing Director and upper management of the company. The composition of the Board of Directors is decided on annually by the shareholders’ meeting.

Chairman of the Board
B. 1974, M.Sc. (Tech.), EMBA

  • Board Member since 2022
  • Finavia Corporation, President and Chief Executive Officer  2018–
  • Port of Helsinki Ltd., CEO 2011-2017
  • Steveco Ltd., Senior Vice President
  • Stockmann Inc., Logistics Manager 2003–2006
  • Airport Council International (ACI), Board member
Member of the Board
b. 1962, Licentiate of Science (Technology)

  • Board member since 2018
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Under-Secretary of State, 2016–
  • Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, Director General, 2008–2016
  • Ministry of Trade and Industry, Director General, 2007
  • Tekes, Executive Director, 1999–2006
  • Business Finland, Board of Directors, Vice-Chair
Member of the Board
b. 1974, LL.M. trained on the bench

  • Board member since 2020
  • Lassila & Tikanoja Oyj, Director of Human Resources
  • Arctia Oy, SVP, Legal Affairs and HR, 2018–2019
  • Unisport-Saltex Oy, General Counsel, Group HR Director, 2017–2018
  • Ekokem Oyj, SVP, General Counsel, Group HR Director, 2013–2017
  • Metsä Group, Group Legal Counsel, 2000–2007
Member of the Board
b. 1981, M.Sc. (Tech.), MBA

    • Board member since 2023
    • Wärtsilä Energy, Director, Power Systems & Controls 2022–
    • Wärtsilä Oyj, several manager and director level duties 2011–2015 ja 2017–2022
    • Tieto Corporation, several duties 2007–2011
Personnel representative on the Board
b. 1975, pilot, Baltic Sea pilot, Bachelor of Marine Technology (Master Mariner)

  • Board member since 2019
  • State Pilotage Enterprise Finnpilot/Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd, Pilot 2007–
  • Neste Ltd / Fortum Oil & Gas Ltd / Neste Shipping Ltd / Aker Yards Ltd: various duties at sea (primarily deck officers), 1996–2007
  • Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd, safety representative 2012–
  • European Maritime Pilots’ Association EMPA Vice President 2021–
  • Finnish Maritime Pilots’ Association, Board Member 2010-
  • Finnish Maritime Pilots’ Association, Vice-Chairman 2010–2021
  • Netplaza Ltd, Board Member 2009–2014
  • Suomen Laajakaistapalvelu Ltd, Board Member 2008–2009
Personnel representative on the Board
b. 1975, pilot boat operator

  • Board member since 2017
  • Finnpilot Pilotage Ltd, Pilot cutter operator 2011–
  • Finnish State Pilotage Enterprise Finnpilot, Pilot boat operator 2006–2010