Advisory Board 2020

Alexander Bargum

1 st. deputy chair of the Advisory Board of the University of Helsinki Alumni Association Alexander Bargum. Bargum is Group CEO at Algol Oy and alumnus from the Faculty of Law.

Anna-Maria Soininvaara

Director Anna-Maria Soininvaara, Helsinki Central Library. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Arts.

Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen

Director and Senior advisor Carmela Kantor-Aaltonen, Finnish Bio industries and and Chemical Industry Federation of Finland. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences.

Heidi Andersson

Freelance writer Heidi Andersson, Board of Directors WWF Finland. Heidi Andersson is an alumna from the Faculty of Law.

Heljä Misukka

Director of Educational Policy Heljä Misukka, Opetusalan Ammattijärjestö OAJ. She is an alumnus from the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Jari Pitkälä

Senior Advisor Jari Pitkälä, Bravedo Oy. He is an alumnus from the Faculty of Theology.

Juha Jolkkonen

Executive Director Juha Jolkkonen, Social Services and Health Care Sector, City of Helsinki (2nd deputy chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Helsinki Alumni Association). Juha Jolkkonen is an alumnus from the Faculty of Medicine.

Juha Pekka Katainen

Managing Partner Juha Pekka Katainen, Krogerus Attorneys Ltd. He is an alumnus from the Faculty of Law.

Kirsi Komi

Board Professional LL.M, Kirsi KomiShe is an alumna from the Faculty of Law.

Leena Niemistö

Chairman of the Advisory Board of the University of Helsinki Alumni Association Leena Niemistö is a Board Professional, and serial entrepreneur. She is also an early-stage investor within the health industry. Niemistö is Chairman of the board for The Finnish National Opera and Ballet sr and the Opera and Ballet support foundation. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Medicine.

Leena Rantanen

Director Leena Rantanen, Church Pension and Central Fund. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Law.

Mari Pantsar

Mari Pantsar. Kuva: Miikka Pirinen / Sitra

Director Mari Pantsar, Carbon-neutral circular economy, Sitra. She is an alumnus from the Faculty of Science.

Maria Hilska-Aaltonen

Maria Hilska-Aaltonen

Forestry Counselor Maria Hilska-Aaltonen, Ministry of Argiculture and Forestry of Finland. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Argiculture and Forestry.

Mika Maliranta

Research Professor Mika Maliranta,The Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority. He is an alumnus from the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Ritva-Liisa Luomaranta

Board Professional, Attorney-at-law Ritva-Liisa Luomaranta, Borenius Attorneys Ltd. She is an alumna from the Faculty of Law.

Sami Sarvilinna

City Manager Sami Sarvilinna, City of Helsinki. He is an alumnus from the Faculty of Law and the Faculty of Arts.

Seppo Honkapohja

Professor Seppo Honkapohja, Aalto University. Seppo Honkapohja is an alumnus from the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Tasito Hujala

Former Legal Counsil Taisto Hujala, If P&C Insurance. He is an alumnus from the Faculty of Law.