Board Members

BIF is maintained by the Foundation for the Baltic Institute, founded by the City of Tampere.
Members of the Board of the Foundation for the Baltic Institute in 2015-2017 include the following:

Chairman of the Board
Mr Harri Airaksinen, CEO
Tampere Region Economic Development Agency Tredea

Deputy Chairman of the Board
Mr Markus Sjölund, Director
Tampere Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Mr Timo Antikainen, Director of Business and Economic Development
City of Tampere

Mr Jukka Alasentie, Director, Regional Development
The Council of Tampere Region

Ms Aila Dündar-Järvinen
Member of the Tampere City Council

Dr Sirkka Hagman

Dtech Mika Hannula, President
Tampere University of Technology

Dr Harri Melin, Vice-rector
University of Tampere

Mr Reijo Määttä, CEO

Ms Barbro Widing

Ombudsman:
Mr Esa Kokkonen, Director
The Baltic Institute of Finland