CVs of the Board of Directors

Raimo Voipio

Raimo Voipio

Chairman of the Board of Directors

b. 1955, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Eng.)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 1989 and Chairman since 1994
  • End of term 2020

Employment History

  • Nokia Corporation, various product marketing positions 1988-1998
  • Marketing and development positions in private telecommunication companies 1983-1988

Positions of Trust

  • Munkkiniemen koulutussäätiö, Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Munkkiniemen yhteiskoulun kannatusosakeyhtiö, Vice Chairman of the Board

Ville Voipio

Ville Voipio

Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors

b. 1974, Finnish citizen, Doctor of Science in Measurement Technology

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2015
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Chairman of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • End of term 2021

Employment History

  • CTO, Si-Tecno Oy, R&D and strategy management 2014–
  • Adjunct Professor, Tampere University, BioMediTech Institute 2019–
  • Adjunct Professor, Tampere University of Technology, Signal Processing and BioMediTech institute  2013–2018
  • Managing Director, CEO, K-Patents Oy, strategic and general management 2012–2013
  • Managing Director, CEO, Janesko Oy, R&D management 2008–2013
  • Project Manager, K-Patents Oy, R&D project management, technology management 1996–2008

Positions of Trust

  • Si-Tecno Oy, Member of the Board

 

Petri Castrén

Petri Castrén

Member of the Board of Directors

Born 1962, Finnish citizen, LL.M., MBA (University of Connecticut, USA)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2017
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • End of term 2022

Employment History

  • Chief Financial Officer, Kemira Oyj 2013-
  • Head of Corporate Finance/Group Treasurer, Nokia Siemens Networks 2008-2013
  • Head of Corporate Development, Nokia Siemens Networks 2007-2008
  • Various financial management and leadership roles including Vice President and Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Nokia Group 1996-2007 (USA, Finland)
  • Various corporate finance positions, Skopbank 1988-1996 (Finland, USA)

Positions of Trust

  • Member of Varma Mutual Pension Fund Supervisory Board
  • Chairman of the Board, Neliapila Pension Fund
  • The Chemical Industry Federation of Finland, Deputy member of the Board

Petra Lundström

Petra Lundsröm

Member of the Board of Directors

b. 1966, Finnish Citizen, M.Sc. (Technical Physics)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2014
  • Member of the Remuneration and HR Committee
  • End of term 2021

Employment history

  • Vice President, Nuclear Services, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, 2016-
  • Vice President, Nuclear Development, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, 2014-2016
  • Vice President, Solar Business Development, Fortum Oyj, 2012-2014
  • Vice President, Chief Technology Officer, Fortum Oyj, 2008-2012
  • Technology Manager, Fortum Oyj, 2005-2007
  • Manager of the Thermal hydraulics team, Fortum Nuclear Services, 2002-2005
  • Design Engineer and Chief Design Engineer, IVO / Fortum, 1990-2001

Positions of Trust

  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Member of the Board 2013-2018
  • Posiva Solutions Oy, Member of the Board 2016-
  • Strategic Research Council, Member 2016-2018

 

Jukka Rinnevaara

Jukka Rinnevaara

Member of the Board of Directors

Born 1961, Finnish citizen, M.Sc. (Econ.)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2019
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • End of term 2020

Employment history

  • Teleste Corporation, President and CEO 2002-
  • ABB Building Systems, Group Senior Vice President 2001-2002
  • ABB Installaatiot Oy, President 1999-2001
  • ABB Group, various managerial positions 1985-1999

Positions of Trust

  • Technology Industries of Finland, Member of the Board 2019-
  • Ventilation Holding Finland Oy, Member of the Board 2008-

Kaarina Ståhlberg

Kaarina Stålberg

Member of the Board of Directors

b. 1966, Finnish citizen, LL.M. (Helsinki University and Columbia University, NY)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2016
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee
  • End of term 2022

Employment History

  • General Counsel and M&A 2016- and Member of the Executive Board 2017-, Posti Group Oyj
  • Independent Legal Advisor, Kaarina Ståhlberg Law Consulting Oy, 2014-2016
  • General Counsel and member of the Fortum Management Team, Fortum Oyj, 2013-2014
  • Counsel, White & Case, 2012-2013
  • Vice President, Assistant General Counsel, Nokia Corporation, 2005-2012
  • Nokia Corporation, various positions 1999-2005

Positions of Trust

  • Kesko Corporation, Member of the Board and Chairman of the Audit Committee 2015-2016

Tuomas Syrjänen

Tuomas Syrjänen

Member of the Board of Directors

Born 1976, Finnish citizen, M.Sc., (El. Eng.)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2019
  • End of term 2022

Employment history

  • Founding member, Futurice Oy Futurice Oy, CEO 2008-2018
  • Futurice Oy, Head of Business Unit 2003-2008
  • Futurice Oy, Partner; Business Development 2001-2002
  • Helsinki University of Technology, Electronics Production Technology (Espoo, Finland), 1999–2000

Positions of Trust

  • Futurice Oy, Member of the Board 2018-
  • Valtion kehitysyhtiö Vake Oy, Member of the Board 2018-
  • Aito Intelligence Oy, Member of the Board 2018-
  • Taaleri Oyj, Member of the Board 2017-
  • Fira, Member of the board 2015-

Pertti Torstila

Pertti Torstila

Member of the Board of Directors

b. 1946, Finnish citizen, Master of Political Sciences, École Nationale d'Administration, Paris (1980-1981)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2014
  • End of term 2020

Employment History

  • Foreign Ministry, Helsinki, Secretary of State, 2006–2014
  • Ambassador to Sweden, 2002–2006
  • Foreign Ministry, Helsinki, Under-Secretary of State, 2000–2002
  • Foreign Ministry, Helsinki, Director General for Political Affairs, 1996–2000
  • Ambassador to Austria/CSCE, Hungary and Croatia, 1989–1996

Positions of Trust

  • The Finnish Red Cross, President of the Board 2014–2020
  • John Nurminen Foundation, Member of the Board 2014–
  • National Opera Grant Foundation, Member of the Board 2017–