Management Group and Corporate Management Team
The Chief Executive Officer is responsible for the company’s operational administration in keeping with the guidelines and regulations issued by the Board of Directors.
In management of the tasks specified in the Limited Liability Companies Act, the Chief Executive Officer is assisted by the Management Group and the Corporate Management Team.
Management Group on 31 December 2017
The Management Group discusses issues relating to Finnvera’s strategy, the policy outlines for business and client work, and ownership steering.
The Management Group comprises the Chief Executive Officer, the Deputy CEO, the Executive Vice Presidents responsible for the financing of SMEs and large corporates, as well as the Senior Vice Presidents for Finance and IT, Legal Affairs and Administration, Corporate Communications and HR, and Risk and Quality Control.
Pauli Heikkilä (1962)
Chief Executive Officer
Topi Vesteri (1956)
LL.M. with court training
Deputy CEO, Credit Decision Unit
Jussi Haarasilta (1973)
LL.M., M.Sc. (Econ.)
Executive Vice President, Large Corporates
Katja Keitaanniemi (1973)
Executive Vice President, SMEs
Ulla Hagman (1969)
Senior Vice President, Finance and IT
Risto Huopaniemi (1975)
Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and Administration
Tarja Svartström (1971)
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications and HR
Merja Välimäki (1962)
Senior Vice President, Risk and Quality Control
Corporate Management Team on 31 December 2017
The Corporate Management Team discusses matters that have a major impact on Finnvera’s personnel. Besides the members of the Management Group, the Corporate Management Team includeded in 2017 the Managing Directors of Finnvera’s subsidiaries and the representative of Eastern Finland region. The Corporate Management Team also includes representatives of the personnel organisations.
Leo Houtsonen (1958)
Managing Director, ERDF-Seed Fund Ltd and Veraventure Ltd
Anita Muona (1957)
Managing Director, Finnish Export Credit Ltd
Hannu Puhakka (1959)
Regional Manager, Eastern Finland
Sirpa Arpiainen (1955)
Adviser, Representative of the personnel organisation Erityisrahoituksen ammattilaiset ERA Pro
Heikki Lähdesmäki (1961)
Finance Manager, Representative of the personnel organisation Finnveran Akavalaiset
Päivi Mylläri (1965)
Adviser, Recovery; Representative of the personnel organisation Finnveran toimihenkilöt