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Kuva: Juuso Koivisto

A unique organisation: 26,500 owners

Ylva is owned by the students of the University of Helsinki – in other words, its Student Union (HYY). Ylva is the Student Union’s asset manager, and what lies at the core of its business operation is the creation of sustainable solutions that will live on to also benefit future generations.

Read more about HYY

Key figures:

 

150 years

enabled by active student life

26 500

owners

€2.7 million

profit distribution to HYY (Student Union of the University of Helsinki)

Executive Team

Leea Tolvas
CEO
Sofia Prami

Administrative manager
Ville Vaarala
Real Estate Director
Rauno Iivanainen
Interim CFO
Anne Immonen
Business Director, restaurants
Sanna Puutonen
Communications and Marketing Manager
Antti Ruuska
Chief Sustainability Officer
Aino Pekkarinen
Culture & People Officer

Matleena Eteläsaari
CFO
On family leave from May 21, 2021.
Isa Dahlström
Culture & People Officer
On family leave from May 21, 2021.

Board

Jenni Hupli
Chair of the Board

Sofia Rahikainen
Board member

Jaakko Hietala
Assessor

Sara Järvinen
Board member

Tarja Pääkkönen
Assessor

Joel Lindqvist
Board member

Reima Rytsölä
Assessor

Sameli Sivonen
Board member

Erkka Valkila
Assessor

Timo Kalliokoski
Board member

Petri Minni
Ylva’s staff representative

 

 

Supervisory Board

The Board of the Student Union chooses Ylva’s Supervisory Board every year. The Supervisory Board consists of 12 to 18 members, all students, and the member responsible for company-related matters in HYY’s Board serves as the Supervisory Board’s Chair.

Members of the Supervisory Board on 21.1.2021

Tuomas Aho, president
Bergan Benjamin
Haaslahti Ellen
Helin John
Himanen Satu-Sinikka
Kalliokoski Timo
Kortelainen Tommi
Lönnroth Aapo
Nurmela Jeremias
Pesonen Aino
Rantanen Jyrki
Rättyä Jonna
Sinisalo Mikko
Westerlund Mikael
Wikblad Frida