The Board of Hanken

The Board is the highest decision-making body of the School. It consists of 10 members, five of whom are employed by the School, four are external members while one represents the student body.

The elected Chair is always external, at present Björn Wahlroos is chair of the Board. The mandate of the current Board expires 31 December 2018.

The Board decides on most issues of a strategic nature, such as the activity and economic plan as well as the budget. The Board is responsible for the economy of the School and the allocation of its funds. The Board must approve the performance agreement with the Ministry for Education. The Board appoints the Rector and decides on admissions. The Rector is responsible for implementing the strategic decisions approved by the Board.

Term of Office 1.1.2016-31.12.2018

Chairman: Björn Wahlroos

Kristina Heinonen
Kenneth Högholm
Kicka Lindroos
Charlotta Niemistö
Susanna Taimitarha
Filip Björklöf (student)

External members:
Lars Ågren
Roger Holm
Jannica Fagerholm
Björn Wahlroos


For more information please contact the secretary of the Hanken Board, planning manager Helena Strandell