Sitowise’s Board of Directors consists of a minimum of three and a maximum of nine members. On this page, you can find the introductions of the board members.

Eero Heliövaara

- Chairman of the Board since 2019
- Chairman of the Nomination Committee
- Chairman of the Personnel Committee
- Member of the Acquisitions Committee
- Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration, Master’s degree in Engineering
- Born 1956, Finnish citizen
- Independent of the company and its major shareholders
- Shareholdings: 92,520 shares of which 64,520 through Heliocabala Oy
Eero Heliövaara hallituksen puheenjohtaja

Key positions of trust:

Mr. Heliövaara is Vice Chairman of the Board of YIT Group Plc and a Board member of CapMan Plc and LymphaTouch Inc, in addition to which he acts as a delegate in the Finnish Foundation for Economic Education and as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Foundation of the Finnish Cancer Institute. Previously he has acted a Director General in the State of Finland the Ownership Streering Department of Prime Minister's Office, CEO of SRV Group Plc, Pohjola Group Plc and Merita Asset Management Oy, and as an Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer of Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Company.

Leif Gustafsson

- Board member since 2021
- Member of the Personnel Committee
- Member of the Acquisitions Committee
- Degree in construction engineering 
- Born 1967, Swedish citizen
- Independent of the company and its major shareholders 
- Shareholdings: 20,000 shares
Leif Gustafsson

Key positions of trust:

Mr. Gustafsson has acted as the CEO of Cramo Plc in 2016–2020. Previously, he has also acted as the CEO of Stena Recycling International AB, Stena Recycling AB and YIT Sverige AB.

Taina Kyllönen

- Board member since 2019
- Member of the Audit Committee
- Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration
- Born 1967, Finnish citizen
- Independent of the company and its major shareholders
- Shareholdings: 9,320 shares
Taina Kyllänen Sitowise hallitus

Key positions of trust:

Ms. Kyllönen acts as the Director of Communications and Community Relations of the University of Helsinki and a Board Member of HIS, Helsinki Innovation Services Ltd and Center for Continuing Education HY + Ltd.
Previously she has acted as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Identity and Group Communications and Member of the Executive Committee of SSAB Group, in addition to which she has held similar positions at Rautaruukki Corporation and Metso Oyj.

Mirel Leino-Haltia

- Board member since 2021
- Chairman of the Audit Committee
- PhD in Economics and Business Administration, CFA charter
- Born 1971, Finnish citizen
- Independent of the company and its major shareholders 
- Shareholdings: 5,500 shares
Mirel Leino-Haltia

    Key positions of trust:

    Ms. Leino-Haltia acts as a Professor of Practice at Aalto University School of Business, a Board Member and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Teleste Corporation and Euroclear Finland Ltd, as well as a Board Member of Savings Banks Research Foundation, LocalTapiola Mutual Life Insurance Company, LocalTapiola Asset Management Ltd, LocalTapiola Real Estate Asset Management Ltd, LocalTapiola Alternative Investment Funds Ltd, and as Chairman of the Board of Indufor Oy. Previously Ms. Leino-Haltia has worked several years as a partner in consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers Oy. 

    Elina Piispanen

    - Board member since 2017
    - Member of the Personnel Committee
    - Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration
    - Born 1963, Finnish citizen
    - Independent of the company and its major shareholders
    - Shareholdings: 70,000 shares of which 50,000 shares through Fit Advice Oy
    Elina Piispanen hallituksen jäsen

    Key positions of trust:

    Ms. Piispanen is CEO of Fit Advice Oy, Chair of the Board of Punainen Risti Ensiapu Oy, Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the People and Remuneration committee of Viria Plc, Board member of Telko Ltd and as an angel investor in several firms. Previously she has acted as Chief Transformation Officer at Sanoma Media Finland Ltd and as the Chair on the Board of Directors of Zero Keyboard Ltd, in addition to which she has held several leading positions at Accenture.

    Petri Rignell

    - Board member since 2019
    - Member of the Nomination Committee
    - Master’s degree in Engineering
    - Born 1962, Finnish citizen
    - Independent of the company and its major shareholders
    - Shareholdings: 80,340 shares of which 30,340 through PriRock Oy
    Petri Rignell Sitowise hallitus

    Key positions of trust:

    Mr. Rignell serves as a member of the Board and as the CEO of PriRock Oy, as well as a member of the Boards of Consti Plc, Setera Communications Oy, KFS Finland Oy, JPRock Oy, and Fimpec Oy, and as the Chairman of the Boards of Kreate Group Plc, CTV Properties AB, and Nordec Oy. In addition, during the previous five years he has served as a member of the Board of CTS Engtec Oy, Finno Exergy Oy and Tilakarhut Oy, and as the Chairman of the Board of Normek Oy.

    Tomi Terho

    - Board member since 2016
    - Chairman of the Acquisitions Committee
    - Member of the Audit Committee
    - Master’s degree in Economics and Business Administration
    - Born 1984, Finnish citizen
    - Independent of the company but not of its major shareholders
    - No shareholdings
    Tomi Terho Sitowise hallitus

    Key positions of trust:

    Mr. Terho is a partner at Intera Partners Oy and serves as a member of the Boards of Lummene Capital Oy, Arco Holding I Oy, Arco Holding II Oy, Oppo One Oy, and several companies belonging to the group of the companies of Intera Partners. Previously, he has also been a Board member of Royal Restaurants Ltd, Evidensia Djursjukvård AB, Animagi Oy, Consti Group Plc, and Polarica AB and as a Management Consultant at McKinsey.