Board of Directors

Port of Helsinki Ltd is a limited company owned entirely by the City of Helsinki.

Board of Directors:

Matti Parpala, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen puheenjohtaja.

Matti Parpala
Port of Helsinki Chair of the Board since 2017 
Harvard MPP; Bachelor of Science and Bus. Admin. (Econ.) 
Focal working experience: CEO, Vaana Oy. 
Previously strategy consultant, CMO, August Associates Oy; General Secretary, National Union of University Students 
Positions of Trust: City councilor (national coalition party), City of Helsinki; Vice Chair of the Board, Vantaa Energy Ltd; Chair of the Board, Frank Students Ltd

Helsingin Sataman hallituksen jäsen Jaana Aaltonen

Jaana Aaltonen
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2019
Focal working experience: Trade Union Pro, Communications Director

Ilpo Haaja, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen.

Ilpo Haaja 
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2017
Focal working experience: Helsinki Shipyard, full-time chief shop steward 

Minna Haapala, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen

Minna Haapala  
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2019
Licentiate of Science in Technology, MBA   
Focal working experience: National Emergency Supply Agency (NESA), Director, Energy. 

Pekka Helin, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen.

Pekka Helin  
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2019 
Master’s Degree, International Business
Focal working experience: Senior Vice President, Housing Business Development, Brand, YIT Oyj
Focal working experience: Citycon Oyj, Commercial Director 2007–2011. Tallink Silja Oy, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing 2000–2007. Unilever, Lever Fabergé, Nordic Marketing Manager 1996–2000. 
Positions of trust: Board member, YIT Development Sp. z.o.o., Poland. Board member, Kuudes Kerros Helsinki Oy

Mari Holopainen, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen

Mari Holopainen
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2017
M.Sc.(Econ.)
Focal working experience: PhD Candidate & Researcher at Aalto University.
Keskeisimmät luottamustoimet: Green City Councillor, chairperson for the Uusimaa regional council, member of culture and leisure committee, board member of Port of Helsinki.

Matti Kyytsönen, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen

Matti Kyytsönen 
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2015
Master of Science (Econ.)
Focal working experience: Silverback Consulting Oy: Chair of the Board. Main employment history: ISS Palvelut Oy: Managing Director 1992–2006. Esselte Oy: Managing Director 1984–1992. Oy Perkko: Managing Director 1983–1984. Tietoura-Yhtiöt Oy: Marketing Director 1981–1983. Oy Foto-Nyblin Ab: Finance and Marketing Manager 1977–1981. Insinööritoimisto Oy Vesto: Accounting Manager 1974–1976. Oy Mobil Oil Ab: Financial Analyst 1973–1974. 
Positions of trust: Kesko Oyj: member of the Board 2008, Deputy Chair of the Audit Committee, member of the Remuneration Committee 2015–. Eltel AB: member of the Board 2007–2017. Lindström Invest Oy: member of the Board 2009–2019 and Chair of the Board 2017–2019. KP Tekno Oy: member of the Board 2006–. Port of Helsinki Ltd: member of the Board 2015–. Esperi Care Oy: member of the Board 2008–2016. Oy Center-Inn Ab: member of the Board 2007–2012. Kiinteistöpalvelut ry: Chair of the Board 1996–2001 and 2005–2006. Palvelutyönantajat ry: member of the Board 1996–2001. Confederation of Finnish Industries (EK): member of the Board 2005–2006. The Unemployment Insurance Fund: member and Chair of the Supervisory Board 1999–2006. Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company: member of the Supervisory Board 1998–2006.

Markku Saarikangas, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen

Markku Saarikangas
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2019
Technician 
Focal working experience: Masa-Marine Consulting Oy, Senior Consultant.
Keskeisimmät luottamustehtävät: The Finns Party, Chair of the Helsinki district. PerusÄijät ry, 2. vice-chairman. Helsingin Perusyrittäjät, 1 vice-chairman. HSY,  Memeber of the Board. Port of Helsinki, Member of the Board. 

Tuula Saxholm, Helsingin Satama Oy:n hallituksen jäsen.

Tuula Saxholm 
Port of Helsinki Board member since 2015
Focal working experience: City of Helsinki, CFO

Presenting official: CEO Ville Haapasaari
Secretary: Financial Director Pekka Meronen