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Business Finland's organization

Our experts in Finland and our international network are here to help you when your company is aiming at growth in international markets.  

Our personnel

Personnel in Finland and globally

Our organization employs 760 specialists at 37 foreign locations and 16 offices in Finland. Business Finland is a public-sector operator and part of the Team Finland network.

Business Finland's Director General is Nina Kopola.


Our organization

The Leadership Team

  • Nina Kopola, Director General
  • Ari Grönroos, Executive Director, Support & Enablement
  • Johanna Jäkälä, Executive Director, Finland Promotion Services
  • Hannu Kemppainen, Executive Director, Strategic Performance Management
  • Teija Lahti-Nuuttila, Executive Director, Customers and Networks
  • Satu Maaranen, Transformation Lead
  • Timo Metsä-Tokila, Executive Director, Funding Services
  • Risto Vuohelainen, Executive Director, Global Growth
  • Laura Ylä-Sulkava, Executive Director, Renewal & Human Resources

Business Finland Board of Directors

The members of the Business Finland Board of Directors are

  • Chairman – Päivi Marttila, Professional Board Member
  • Vice-Chairman – Mia Hurtta, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Petri Kalliokoski, CEO, High Metal Oy
  • Taru Keronen, CEO, Eckerö Line Oy
  • Sami LampinenCEO, Inventure Oy
  • Teppo Rantanen, Director, Tampereen kaupunki
  • Jarno Syrjälä, Under Secretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Tuula Teeri, CEO, Kungliga Ingenjörsvetenskapsakademien

Business Finland's logos, headquarters, management members: