OP Financial Group Research Foundation’s Board of Directors is chaired by Annukka Nikola (Chair of OP Financial Group’s Supervisory Council). The Vice Chair is Markku Sotarauta (Vice Chair of OP Financial Group’s Supervisory Council).

The Research Foundation’s Board members include Timo Ritakallio, member of OP Cooperative’s Board of Directors and President and Group Chief Executive Officer, and Jaakko Pehkonen, Chair of OP Cooperative’s Board of Directors.

The Board also includes Katja Keitaanniemi, CEO of OP Corporate Bank, and six external members: Professor Markus Granlund, Director Jaakko Kiander, Rector Jukka Kola, Professor Pirjo Laaksonen, Rector Jukka Mönkkönen and Professor Matti Suominen.

The Chair of the scientific committee is Professor Ari Hyytinen.