CEO and Executive Group

The CEO has the general competence to attend to and control the Company's day-to-day administration in compliance with the instructions and orders issued by the Board of Directors. In addition, the CEO is responsible for ensuring that the company's accounting is in accordance with the law and financial administration has been organised in a reliable matter. The CEO chairs the Executive Group and the Board of Directors on Finavia's majour subsidiaries. The role of the Executive Group is to support the CEO in his role.

Kimmo Mäki

Kimmo Mäki

President and Chief Executive Officer
B. 1974, M.Sc. (Tech.), EMBA
Employed by Finavia since 2018

Main work experience

Port of Helsinki Ltd., CEO 2011–2017, Steveco Ltd., Senior Vice President 2006–2011, Stockmann Inc., Logistics Manager 2003–2006.

Positions of trust
VTS Finland, Member of the Board 2019–, Airpro Ltd. and RTG Ground Handling Ltd., Chairman of the Board 2018–, Lentoasemakiinteistöt Ltd., Chairman of the Board 2018–, LAK Real Estate Ltd., Member of the Board 2018–, ANS Finland, Chairman of the Board 2017, Finrail Ltd., Chairman of the Board 2015–2018, Finnish Port Association, Chairman of the Board  2017

Henri Hansson

Henri Hansson

Senior Vice President, Technical Director
B. 1972, Construction Engineer, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Employed by Finavia since 2000

Main work experience
Finavia's Technical Director 2012–, Director of Airport Operations 2011–2012, Director of Airport Services 2009–2011, Head of Airport Technical Services 2006–2009, Project Manager 2004–2006, Project Engineer 2000–2004, Pohjolan Voima Ltd., Project Engineer 1997–2000

Positions of trust
Board member of Lentoasemakiinteistöt Ltd., 2017–2018, Board member of LAK Real Estate Inc. 2017–, Board member of Lentoasemakiinteistöt Inc. 2012–2016, Board Member of Kiinteistöosakeyhtiö Lentäjäntie 1. 2015–, Avia College, Chairman of the Board 2011–2012, Member of the ACI Europe's Regional AirPorts' Forum Working Group 2009–, Member of the construction and procurement committee of the Finnish Association of Building Owners and Construction 2009–2013, member of the advisory board of the Finnish Association of Building Owners and Construction Clients 2013–2018, Member of the Board 2018–

Jani Jolkkonen

Jani Jolkkonen

Senior Vice President, Director of Airport Networks
B. 1973, EMBA, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Employed by Finavia since 2018

Main work experience
Posti Group, SVP, ICT and Digitalization 2016–2018, SVP Head of business division Postal Services 2015–2016, Itella, SVP, Head of business division Itella Logistics 2013–2014, Itella Posti, VP, Delivery and Marketing Services 2012–2013, VP, Delivery Services 2011–2012, VP, Operations 2008–2011, Itella Corp, Director, Mail 2004–2008. 

Positions of trust
Airpro Ltd. and RTG Ground Handling Ltd., Member of the Board 2018–

Heikki Koski

Temp. Executive Director of Helsinki Airport
B. 1978, M.Sc. (Tech.)
Employed by Finavia since 2014

Niclas Köhler

Niclas Köhler

Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
B. 1966, M.Sc. (Econ)
Employed by Finavia since 2017

Main working experience
Pihlajalinna Ltd., Chief Financial Officer 2016–2017, Talentum Ltd., Chief Financial Officer 2011–2016, OneMed Group Ltd. (CapMan), Chief Financial Officer 2007–2011, Kauppalehti Group,Chief Financial Officer 2004–2007, DW Beton GmbH, Sales and Marketing Manager 2001–2004, Consolis Group Ltd., Head of Administration Development 1998–2001, Myllykoski Ltd., Group Controller 1996–1998, Business Controller 1992–1996

Positions of trust
Governia Ltd., Member of the Board–, LAK Real Estate Ltd., Member of the Board 2018–, Lentoasemakiinteistöt Ltd., Member of the Board 2018–, Airpro Ltd. and RTG Ground Handling Ltd., Member of the Board 2017– 

J_P Pystynen

Juha-Pekka Pystynen

Senior Vice President, Director of Risk Management
B. 1960, Flight Officer, General Staff Colonel
Employed by Finavia since 2007

Main work experience
Finavia, Director of Risk Management 12 March 2012–, President and CEO of Finavia Corporation 22 August 2011–15 January 2012, Airport Director of Helsinki Airport 2007–2012, Chief of Operations of the Air Force 2006–2007, Chief of Staff of Satakunta Air Command 2003–2006, Air Force Planning Chief 2000–2003, Director of Sector Operation Centre no. 3 1997–2000 (responsible for area surveillance and air space control), Chief of Flight and Squadron Officer for Fighter Squadron 21 1987–1997

Positions of trust
Member of the regional committee of the Capital Region Electricity Area 2010–2012, member of the Board of Directors, Avia College, 2009–2010, Chairman of the Air Transport Pool 2007–, National Emergency Supply Agency, Transport and Logistics Sector 2007–, Military Flight Accident Investigation Board 2006–, Finnish military member of the European Union's Single European Sky (SES) concept 2000–2003, Finnish military member of Eurocontrol and the Nato Air Traffic Management Committee (NATMC) 1998–2003

Katja Siberg

Katja Siberg

Senior Vice President, Marketing, Corporate Communication and
Customer Experience

B. 1976, M.Sc. (Econ)
Employed by Finavia since 2011

Main work experience
Finavia, Director of Marketing and Corporate Communications 2017-, Vice President, Marketing and Business Development 2016-2017, Vice President, Business Development 2015-2016, Head of Marketing 2014-2015, Key Account and Marketing Manager, Airline Customers 2012-2014, Lapland Airports, Incoming Sales Manager 2011-2012, Eräsetti Wild North - Villi Pohjola, Director of Sales 2009-2011

Janne Simula

Senior Vice President, General Counsel
B. 1973, LL.M., Trained at Bench
Employed by Finavia since 2010

Main work experience
Finavia Oyj, SVP, General Counsel 2019–, Senior Legal Counsel and Legal Counsel 2010-2019, AIG Europe S.A. Finland Branch, Liabilities Underwriter 2008-2010, Tapiola General Mutual Insurance Company, Risk Manager 2005-2007, Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd, Associate Lawyer 2002-2005

Positions of trust
Airpro Oy, Member of the Board 2013–, RTG Ground Handling Oy, Member of the Board 2013–, Lentoasemakiinteistöt Oy, Member of the Board 2017–2018, LAK Real Estate Oyj, Member of the Board 2017–2018, Lentoasemakiinteistöt Oyj, Member of the Board 2013–2016, Kiinteistö Oy Lentäjäntie 1, Member of the Board 2015–2018

Kaarina Soikkanen

Kaarina Soikkanen

Senior Vice President, Director of Administration and Personnel
B. 1960, Master of Laws
Employed by Finavia since 1990

Main work experience
Finavia, Personnel Director, 2008–, Deputy Director 2007–2008, Civil Aviation Administration Finavia: Senior Legal Adviser, 1999–2007, National Board of Aviation, counsel, 1988–1999, National Board of Health, Legal Counsel, 1986

Positions of trust
Member of the Advisory Board of Haaga Campus, Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality Management 2017–, Deputy chairman of EK’s skilled workforce committee 2015-, Chairman 2017–, Member of Palta’s Labour Market committee 2014–, Member of the education and labour committee of the Helsinki Region Chamber of Commerce 2015–, Board member of RTG Ground Handling Ltd. 2010–, Member of the Board of Directors, Airpro Ltd. 2007–