Elenia Oy Management Team

  • Tapani LiuhalaCEO

    Born 1958, Holds B.Sc. (Eng.), Electrical Engineering
    Member of the Board 2012

    Managing Director, Vattenfall Verkko Oy 2011-2011, Head of Networks Finland Vattenfall Distribution Nordic 2006 – 2011, Head of Network Services BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2004-2006, several positions at Vattenfall Finland and other electricity companies.

  • Aapo NikunenCFO

    Born 1965, Holds M.Sc Law (trained on the bench), MBA, M.Sc. Economics
    Member of the Board 2012

    Group Treasurer YIT Corporation 2009-2012, Director Finance and Operations Aberdeen Property Investors Eastern Europe A/S Copenhagen 2007-2009, Managing Director Metsä Group Financial Services Oy 2003-2007, several positions at Metsä Group.

  • Sanna ÖörniHead of Customer Service

    Born 1978, Holds M.Sc. (Eng.) Environmental and Energy Technology

    Head of Marketing and Sales Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2006-2010, Manager, Private Customers BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2004-2006, Specialist BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2003-2004.

  • Ville SihvolaHead of Marketing and Sales

    Born 1978, Holds M.Sc. (Eng.) Electrical Engineering

    Head of Marketing and Sales Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2010-2011, Head of Field Services Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2009-2010, Manager, Corporate Customers Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2007-2009, several positions at BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland.

  • Jorma MyllymäkiHead of Operations and Network Performance

    Born 1969, Holds M.Sc. (Eng.), Electrical Engineering

    Head of Operations and Network Performance Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2010- 2011, Head of Operations Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2007-2010, Global Product Manager ABB BU Medium Voltage Products 2004-2007, Head of Product Management ABB Oy 2003-2007, R&D Manager ABB Automation Technology Products AB Sweden 2002-2003, Development Manager, Site Manager and Program Manager ABB Oy 1997-2002, Sales Manager Otis Oy 1996-1997, Team Leader, Specialist and Design Engineer ABB Transmit Oy 1993-1996.

  • Jarkko KohtalaHead of Construction and Partnerships

    Born 1972, Holds M.Sc. (Eng.), Electrical Engineering

    Head of Construction and Partnerships Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2010-2011, Head of Asset Management Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2006-2010, Manager, Network Planning and Maintenance BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2002-2006, Specialist, Network and Energy Data Management Vattenfall Siirto Oy/ Hämeen Sähkö Oy 1998-2002, System Specialist, Power System Control IVO Power Engineering Ltd 1996-1998.

  • Jarmo KarjalainenCIO

    Born 1955 , Holds M.Sc (Eng), Distribution of Electricity

    Head of IT Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2008 -2011, IT Manager Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland / BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2002 – 2008, IT Manager Vattenfall Siirto Oy/ Hämeen Sähkö Oy 1987 – 2002, IT Development Manager Nokia Data Oy 1984-1987, IT System Planner Nokia Data Oy 1981-1987.

  • Marianne KihlmanHead of Human Resources

    Born 1956, Holds M.Sc. (Eng.), Process Engineering

    Head of Human Resources Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2006-2011, Manager, Human Resources BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2003-2006, Manager, Human Resources Infosto Oy 2001-2002, Manager, Human Resources Infosto Mediat Oy 2000-2001, Manager, Human Resources Infosto Oy 1998-2000, Manager, Quality and Personnel Development Infosto Oy 1995-1997.

  • Heini Kuusela-OpasHead of Communication

    Born 1960, Holds B.Sc. Social Sciences

    Head of Media Relations, Vattenfall Group Communication Finland 2010 - 2011, Head of Communication Vattenfall Distribution Nordic Networks Finland 2006 – 2012, Head of Communication BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2004 – 2006, Vice President Communication Business Group Vattenfall Nordic, Finland 2004 – 2005, Communication Manager BU Vattenfall Distribution Finland 2002 -2004, Information Officer Vattenfall Distribution companies Finland 2000 - 2002, several communication positions at public sector and journalist.