Management

KPY’s management possesses a wide range of experience and expertise

The executive management team  includes the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Osuuskunta KPY

Chief Executive Officer

Anssi Lehikoinen.

Anssi Lehikoinen (b. 1979)
Professor, PhD, M.Sc.(Eng.)
Professor of Practice, Innovation Management, University of Eastern Finland

Chief Executive Officer as of 3 August 2020.

Tel. +358 (0)50 328 2648
E-mail anssi.lehikoinen(at)kpy.fi

Previous positions:
Rocsole Oy, Chief Executive Officer; Numcore Oy, Chief Executive Officer; University of Eastern Finland, researcher

Board positions:
Enfo Oy, (Chair),
Epical Finland Oy, (Chair),
Voimatel Oy (Chair),
KPY Momentum Oy pj,
Rocsole Oy (Chair),
Nostetta Oy

Holds 10,000 shares in KPY Cooperative

Executive Vice President

Silja Huhtiniemi.

Silja Huhtiniemi (b. 1979)
Master of Social Sciences

Business Development and Communications Director as of 21 August 2020. Executive Vice President as of 1. January 2023.

Tel. +358 (0)50 412 0559
E-mail silja.huhtiniemi(at)kpy.fi

Previous positions:
Kuopio Region Chamber of Commerce, Chief Executive Officer; North Savo Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment, Coordinator for International Affairs; Kuopio Innovation Oy, Marketing Manager; Kuopion Teknologiakeskus Teknia Oy, Project Manager

Board positions:
Osuma Henkilöstöpalvelut Oy

Holds no shares in KPY Cooperative

 

Chief Financial Officer

Jenni Ahava.

Jenni Ahava (b. 1983)
M.Sc.(Econ. & Bus. Admin.)

Chief Financial Officer as of 19 August 2020.

Tel. +358 (0)40 563 6183
E-mail jenni.ahava(at)kpy.fi

Previous positions:
PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy, auditor, APA

Board positions:
Voimatel Oy,
KPY Momentum Oy,
Kiinteistö Oy KPY Novapolis Microkatu 1,
Kiinteistö Oy KPY Novapolis Viestikatu 7,
Kiinteistö Oy KPY Novapolis Viestikatu 1-3,
Kiinteistö Oy Siilinjärven Lentokapteeni

Holds 1,200 shares in KPY Cooperative

 

Chief Legal Officer

Teemu Pieviläinen.

Teemu Pieviläinen (b. 1989)
Master of Laws – LLM

Chief Legal Officer as of 1 February 2022, Legal Counsel as of 4 January 2021

Tel. +358 (0) 44 564 9255
E-mail teemu.pievilainen(at)kpy.fi

Previous positions:
PreLex Oy: Senior Legal Counsel/Tax Advisor, Premium Law Oy: Senior Legal Counsel, Elite Alfred Berg / EAB Palvelut Oy: Leading Legal Counsel, Elite Alfred Berg / Elite Laki Oy: Chief Executive Officer, Elite Varainhoito Oyj: Compliance Officer.

Board positions:
Enfo Oy,
Epical Finland Oy,
Voimatel Oy,
KPY Momentum Oy,
Kiinteistö Oy KPY Novapolis Viestikatu 7,
Kiinteistö Oy KPY Novapolis Viestikatu 1-3,
Kiinteistö Oy Siilinjärven Lentokapteeni

Holds 1,200 shares in KPY Cooperative

Chief Investment Officer

Kirsi Huusko.

Kirsi Huusko (b. 1980)
M.Sc. (Economics and financing)
Chief Investment Officer as of 1 February 2022

Tel. +358 (040) 355 6629
E-mail kirsi.huusko(at)kpy.fi

Previous positions:
Greenstep Oy:  Partner and Director; Danske Bank: Director of Business Center Sisä-Suomi and manager in Business Banking Finland; Previously different positions in Banking.

Board positions:
Enfo Oy,
Epical Finland Oy,
Keski-Suomen Osuuspankki,
MKP Huusko Oy,
Gebwell Oy,
Osuma Henkilöstöpalvelut Oy

Holds no shares in KPY Cooperative