Advisory Board

Our advisory board is comprised of 17 top industry professionals who are at the helm of governance in their respective organizations. Many of the members have long careers from tasks within top management and board of directors. The primary responsibility of the advisory board is to provide strategic direction to HCCG. In addition, through their pragmatic insights, the board members help HCCG address governance issues plaguing industry.

Members of the Board

  • Berndt Brunow, Chairperson, Lemminkäinen and Fazer (also Chairman of HCCG Board)
  • Antti Hakkarainen, Partner, Ernst & Young Finland
  • Birgitta Kantola, Board Member, SEB and Nobina
  • Gunvor Kronman, CEO, Hanasaari Cultural Centre
  • Henrik Andersin, Chairperson, Evli Bank
  • Ilona Ervasti-Vaintola, former Chief Counsel and Executive Board Member, Sampo, and former Board Member, Fortum 
  • Johan Aalto, Senior Partner, Hannes Snellman Attorneys
  • Maija-Liisa Friman, Vice Chairperson, Neste Oil, and Board Member, Finnair
  • Mikael Paul, Partner, Deloitte Finland
  • Mirel Leino, Partner, PwC Finland
  • Ole Johansson, Chairperson, Outokumpu and Hartwall Capital
  • Per Lekvall, Board Member, the Swedish Corporate Governance Board
  • Risto Murto, CEO, Varma Mutual Pension Insurance Company
  • Risto Venermo, Group Executive Vice President, Futurice
  • Satu Huber, CEO, Elo Mutual Pension Insurance Company
  • Sixten Nyman, Chairperson, KPMG Finland
  • Stig Gustavsson, Chairperson, Konecranes and Ahlström Capital
  • Tom von Weymarn, former CEO, Fazer, and former Chairperson, Sonera