Name Born Position Empl. Since
Robin Lindahl 1964 Group CEO  2019
Janne Koikkalainen 1971 General Counsel 2007
Minna Smedsten 1976 CFO 2013
Titta Elomaa 1967 CEO, Garantia Insurance Company 2015
Kai Rintala 1975 Director, Renewable Energy 2016
Essi Sten 1973 Director, Real Estate  2020
Tero Saarno 1981 Director, Bioindustry 2021
Siri Markula 1972 Head of Communications and IR 2021


Robin Lindahl

Born: 1964
Education: MSc (Econ.)

Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Plc, CEO 2019 -
Normet Group, President and CEO 2016-2019
Outotec Oyj, President, Metals, Energy & Water 2011-2016
Nokia Oyj, SVP Head of Operator Channel 2010-2011
Nokia Oyj, VP, Head of Finance & Control, Markets Unit 2006-2009
Nokia Networks, VP, Marketing & Sales Radio Networks 2005-2006
Nokia Networks, VP, Customer Business Team T-Mobile 2003-2006
Nokia Networks, VP, Business Operations, Customer & Market Operations (CMO) 2003
Nokia Networks, IP Mobility Networks 2001-2003
Nokia Networks, Director Business Operations & Control 2001-2003
Nokia, several positions 1993-2001
Skopbank, several positions 1988-1993



Janne Koikkalainen

Born: 1971
Education: LL.M

Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Plc, Head of Legal 2007-
Mandatum Private Bank / Sampo Pankki Plc, Senior Advisor 2006-2007
Skandia Life Assurance Company Limited, Finnish Branch, Legal manager 2001-2006
Mutual Insurance Company Tapiola , Claims Lawyer, 1999-2001


Minna Smedsten

Born: 1976
Education: MSc (Econ.)

Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Plc, CFO 2013–
GreenStream Network Plc, CFO 2009–2013
Kaupthing Bank Finland, CFO 2005–2008
Norvestia Plc, IR & Finance Manager 2000–2004
Tuokko Deloitte & Touche, Auditor 1999–2000

Positions of Trust:

Municipality Finance Plc, Member of Board 3/2021-
Basware Plc, member of board and chair of Audit Committee 2020-
Havsfrun Investment AB, Member of Board 2015-


Titta Elomaa

Born: 1967
Education: MSc (Econ.)

Relevant work experience:
Garantia Insurance company Ltd, CEO 2019 – 
Garantia Insurance company Ltd, Director, deputy CEO 2015 - 2019
Garantia Insurance company Ltd, CFO and Investment Director 2014-2015
Garantia Insurance company Ltd,  Investment Director 2006-2014
Garantia Insurance company Ltd, Investment Manager 2002-2006
Mobile Technology firms, Financial Consultant 2000-2002
Metra Corporation (Wärtsilä Corporation), Portfolio Manager, Assistant Treasury Manager   1994-2000
Erik Selin Bankers Ltd, Derivatives Broker, 1992-1994
Finnish Option Broker Ltd, Broker 1988-1992



Kai Rintala

Born: 1975
Education: PhD, Construction Management

Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Energia Ltd, Managing Director 2016 -
KPMG, Helsinki, Finland, Director, Infrastructure and Projects Group 2010-2016
KPMG London, United Kingdom, Associate Director, Infrastructure and Projects Group, 2008-2010
KPMG London, United Kingdom, Manager, Infrastructure and Projects Group 2005-2010
University of Cape Town, South Africa, Postdoctoral researcher, 2004-2005
University College London, United Kingdom, Assistant, 2002-2004



Essi Sten

Born: 1973
Education: Master of Laws, Executive Master of Business Administration
Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Oyj, Head of Real Estate Business 2020 –
Hemfosa Fastigheter AB, Country Manager, Finland 2019-2020
PATRIZIA AG, Country Manager, Finland 2016 -2019
Certeum Oy, Director, Property Development 2014-2015
Sponda Oyj, Director, Real Estate Funds 2009-2014 
AVARA Suomi Oy, Vice President, Real Estate Investment 2006-2009
AVARA Suomi Oy, General Counsel 2004-2006
AVARA Suomi Oy, Legal Counsel 2003-2004 
DIVIDUM Oy, Legal Counsel 1999-2003


Tero Saarno

Born: 1981
Education: M.Sc. (Tech) Energy Technology, B.Sc. Geothermal Engineering
Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Oyj, Director, Bioindustry 2021–
St1, Production Director 2014–2020
Flow Energy Experts, Entrepreneur 2017–
Fundacon, Project Director, 2013–2015
Jyväskylän Energia -yhtiöt (currently Alva-Yhtiöt), Production Director 2009–2013
Enprima / ÅF Consult (currently AFRY), various roles, among others project engineer and commissioning manager, 2004–2009


Siri Markula

Born: 1972
Education: M.Soc.Sc.
Relevant work experience:
Taaleri Plc, Head of Communications and IR 2021–
Hill&Knowlton Strategies, Account Director, 2018–2021
Pihlajalinna Plc, Head of Communications and IR 2016–2018
Talentum Plc, Communications Manager 2015–2016
Federation of Finnish Enterprises, Communications Officer 2014–2015
Helsingin Sanomat, News Editor 2004–2013
Helsingin Sanomat, Journalist 2000–2004