Organization

The Foundation’s daily operations are run by its chief executive officer. The CEO ensures that activities are in line with the Foundation’s set objectives, that accounting procedures follow the rules and regulations, and that the assets are managed in a satisfactory manner.

The Board

The Board monitors the Foundation’s administration and takes responsibility for ensuring that its activities are organized in ways appropriate to its purposes. The Board supervises the proper management of the Foundation’s accounts and assets. The Board appoints a chair and a vice chair among its members for one calendar year at a time. The Board has an average of seven meetings per year.

The Board in 2020

  • M. Sc. Economics and Business Administration Ebba Dåhli
  • Master of Arts, Partner, Martina Harms-Aalto
  • Bachelor of Business Administration Jan Holmberg
  • Entrepreneur Timo Ketonen
  • Attorney at law, Dr. Gisela Knuts
  • Senior Director, Communications, Marketing & Sales Development Michael Smirnoff
  • Head of Public Affairs, Partner Stefan Wallin
  • CEO Lasse Svens, Presenter of the Board
  • Director, Business Administration/Accounting and HR Marian Westerlund, Secretary of the Board

The Delegation

The tasks of the Delegation include appointing its members, its chair and vice chair, appointing the members of the Board, and the Foundation’s auditors. In addition, the Delegation appoints some of the board members of the Åbo Akademi University Foundation Research Institute and of the Donner Institute for Research into Religious and Cultural History. The Delegation holds two ordinary general meetings per year.

The Delegation in 2020

  • Councillor of Commerce Peter Boström, Chair
  • Government Councellor Paulina Tallroth, Vice Chair
  • CEO Lasse Svens, Presenter
  • Director, Business Administration/Accounting and HR Marian Westerlund, Secretary

Members, period of office:

  • Ulla Achrén, 2017-2021
  • Kaj-Gustaf Bergh, 2016-2020
  • Sandra Bergqvist, 2018-2022
  • Peter Boström, 2018-2022
  • Ebba Dåhli, 2016-2020
  • Sara Eklund, 2018-2022
  • Agneta Eriksson-Granskog, 2019-2023
  • Heidi Fagerholm, 2017-2021
  • Lars Fagerholm, 2020-2024
  • Riina Forsman, 2019-2023
  • Christian Fredriksson, 2019-2023
  • Christel von Frenckell-Ramberg, 2016-2020
  • Leif Frilund, 2017-2021
  • Emilie Gardberg, 2018-2022
  • Lars Gädda, 2019-2023
  • Martina Harms-Aalto, 2017-2021
  • Roger Holm, 2019-2023
  • Jan Holmberg, 2020-2024
  • Mikko Hupa, 2018-2022
  • Marcus Karsten, 2016-2020
  • Timo Ketonen, 2019-2023
  • Torbjörn Kevin, 2018-2022
  • Gisela Knuts, 2017-2021
  • Susanna Korpivaara, 2020-2024
  • Johan Kronberg, 2019-2023
  • Bertel Langenskiöld, 2016-2020
  • Peter Lindbäck, 2017-2021
  • Lars Peter Lindfors, 2020-2024
  • Linda Lindholm, 2019-2023
  • Folke Lindström, 2020-2024
  • Jan Lång, 2016-2020
  • Jorma Mattinen, 2017-2021
  • Pia Nilsson, 2016-2020
  • Carl Pettersson, 2019-2023
  • Marcus Rantala, 2017-2021
  • Lena Skogberg, 2019-2023
  • Michael Smirnoff, 2020-2024
  • Marianne Stenius, 2019-2023
  • Joakim Strand, 2018-2022
  • Britta Sunde (ÅAA), 2019-2020
  • Lasse Svens, 2017-2021
  • Paulina Tallroth, 2017-2021
  • Astrid Thors, 2018-2022
  • Teija Tiilikainen, 2019-2023
  • Stefan Wallin, 2019-2023
  • Marina von Weissenberg, 2018-2022
  • Peter Vesterbacka, 2018-2022
  • Tom Westerén (ÅAA), 2019-2020
  • Stefan Wikman, 2019-2023
  • Lilian Wikström, 2020-2024