CVs of the Board of Directors

Ville Voipio

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Ville Voipio, Chair of the Board

Chair 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 and Chair since 2021
  • Chair of the People and Sustainability Committee
  • End of term 2024

Employment history

  • Chief Strategy Officer, Simap Oy 2021–
  • Professor of Practice, Sustainable Global Business, Turku School of Economics, University of Turku 2022–
  • Adjunct Professor, Tampere University, BioMediTech Institute 2013–
  • CTO, Si-Tecno Oy, R&D and strategy management 2014–2020
  • 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

  • The Solubility Company Oy, Chair of the Board
  • Simap Oy, Member of the Board
  • EURAMET Research Council, Personal Member
  • Diretors' Institute Finland, Member of the Board

 

Raimo Voipio

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Raimo Voipio, Vice Chair of the Board

Vice Chair of the Board of Directors

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

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 1989 and Chair 1994-2021
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • End of term 2023

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

Petri Castrén

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Petri Castren, Board member

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
  • End of term 2025

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

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

Antti Jääskeläinen

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Antti Jääskeläinen, Board member

Member of the Board of Directors

b. 1972, Finnish citizen, MSc (eng.), MSc (econ.), MBA (INSEAD, France)

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2020
  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • End of term 2023

Employment history

  • Executive Vice President, UPM Raflatac, member of the UPM Group Executive Team 2016-
    Senior Vice President, EMEIA, UPM Raflatac 2014–2016
    Senior Vice President, Head of Global Operations, Amer Sports 2012–2014
    Chief Development Officer, member of the Group Executive Board, Amer Sports 2009–2014
    Several management positions at Stora Enso in Finland, Sweden and the UK 2004–2009
    Engagement Manager & Associate, McKinsey & Company 2002–2004
    Business Operations Manager, Nokia Networks, System Marketing & Sales in Finland and Italy 1998–2001
    Financial Analyst, Enso Group 1997–1998

 

Petra Lundström

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Petra Lundström, Board member

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 People and Sustainability Committee
  • End of term 2024

Employment history

  • Vice President, Nuclear Engineering Services and Co-owned Assets, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, 2022-
  • Vice President, Co-owned Assets and Nuclear Services, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, 2021-2022
  • Vice President, Nuclear Services, Fortum Power and Heat Oy, 2016-2021
  • 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

  • Teollisuudeen Voima Oyj, Member of the Board 2021-
  • Oskarshams Kraftgrupp AB, Member of the Board, Deputy Chair 2021-
  • Forsmarks Kraftgrupp AB, Member of the Board, Deputy Chair 2021-
  • VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Member of the Board 2013-2018
  • Posiva Solutions Oy, Member of the Board 2016-2021
  • Strategic Research Council, Member 2016-2018
  • Research and Innovation Council chaired by Prime Minister of Finland, Member 2020-

 

Jukka Rinnevaara

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Jukka Rinnevaara, Board member

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 People and Sustainability Committee
  • End of term 2023

Employment history

  • Teleste Corporation, Senior Advisor 2022-
  • Teleste Corporation, President and CEO 2002-2021
  • 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

  • Turku Science Park Oy, Member of Board 2020-
  • TOK, Vice Chair of the Board 2018-
  • Technology Industries of Finland, Member of the Board 2019-2021
  • Ventilation Holding Finland Oy, Member of the Board 2008-2020

Kaarina Ståhlberg

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Kaarina Ståhlberg, Board member

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
  • Chair of the Audit Committee
  • End of term 2025

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

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Tuomas Syrjänen, Board member

Member of the Board of Directors

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

  • Independent member of the Vaisala Board of Directors since 2019
  • Member of the People and Sustainability Committee
  • End of term 2025

Employment history

  • Futurice Oy, Program Director - AI Renewal 2019-
  • Founding member, 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

  • F-Secure Oyj, Member of the Board 2019-
  • Futurice Oy, Member of the Board 2018-
  • Valtion kehitysyhtiö Vake Oy, Member of the Board 2018-2020
  • Aito Intelligence Oy, Member of the Board 2018-
  • Taaleri Oyj, Member of the Board 2017-
  • Fira, Member of the board 2015-