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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.

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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

Antti Kerppola
CEO
In Ylva since 2015
Ville Vaarala
Real Estate Director
In Ylva since 2018
Leena Pihlajamäki
Business Director Restaurants & hostel
In Ylva since 2018
Lea Jokio-Suramo
Operations Manager
In Ylva since 1984
Jannica Aalto
Marketing and Communications Director
In Ylva since 2018
Eemeli Lehto
CFO
In Ylva since 2019

Board

Aarni Suvitie
Puheenjohtaja

Sofia Rahikainen
Board member

Jaakko Hietala
Assessor

Hanna-Maria Häkkilä
Board member

Tarja Pääkkönen
Assessor

Anna-Maija Riekkinen
Board member

Reima Rytsölä
Assessor

Ilmi Salminen
Board member

Erkka Valkila
Assessor

Santeri Velin
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 1.4.2019

Claes Bergh, president
Mikko Sinisalo
Arttu Lindroth
Jonna Rättyä
Timo Kalliokoski
Inka Sylgren
Okko Karvonen
Sameli Sivonen
Satu Himanen
Frida Wikblad
Aapo Lönnroth
Linnea Viherkenttä
Emilia Granqvist
Peter Torikka
Sami Hasunen