The Governing Board of the OP-Pohjola Group Research Foundation consists of eleven members, of whom five are elected on the basis of the rules of the Foundations. According to the rules, the Chairman of the Board is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of OP Group Cooperative Professor Jaakko Pehkonen and the Deputy Chairman is his first deputy Lecturer Mervi Väisänen.
According to the rules, the members of the Board also include the Chairman of the Board of the OP Group Cooperative President and CEO Timo Ritakallio, Executive Vice President Tony Vepsäläinen, and Executive Vice President Katja Keitaanniemi.
The Supervisory Board of the OP Group Cooperative elects six Members of the Board. Their term is three years. The members elected by the Supervisory Board are Professor Markus Granlund; Director Jaakko Kiander; Rector Jukka Kola; Professor Pirjo Laaksonen; Rector Jukka Mönkkönen; Professor Matti Suominen.
Scientific Committee of the OP-Pohjola Group Research Foundation
Ari Hyytinen, Professor, Chairman
Seppo Ikäheimo, Professor
Panu Kalmi, Professor
Tuomas Kuhmonen, Research director
Markku Ollikainen, Professor