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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 40 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

Business Finland's organization chart 1.1.2021

The Leadership Team

  • Nina Kopola, Director General
  • Ari Grönroos, Executive Director, Support & Enablement
  • Hannu Kemppainen, Executive Director, Strategic Performance Management
  • Teija Lahti-Nuuttila, Executive Director, Network Services
  • Satu Maaranen, Executive Director, Customer Management & Fast Growth
  • Timo Metsä-Tokila, Executive Director, Funding Services
  • Hanna-Mari Parkkinen, Executive Director, Experience and MarCom
  • 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 – Petri Peltonen, Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment
  • Juha Ala-Mursula, Director, BusinessOulu
  • Sami LampinenCEO, Inventure Oy
  • Miia Porkkala, Entrepreneur-owner, Aho Group Oy
  • Nina Vaskunlahti, Under Secretary of State, Ministry for Foreign Affairs
  • Jaakko Aspara, Professor, Hanken Svenska handelshögskolan
  • Laura Langh-Lagerlöf, CEO, Langh Group Oy

Business Finland's logos, headquarters, management members: