Executive management

The Group Executive Team is responsible for assisting the President & CEO in operational planning and management and for preparing matters for processing by the Board of Directors. The Group Executive Team also prepares the next year’s budget, reports and other necessary material for presentation to the Board.

The Group Executive Team prepares the Group’s strategic planning and annual planning, monitors the implementation of plans and financial reporting, and prepares significant investments, acquisitions and divestments. Its key duties include the development of intra-Group cooperation and the promotion of joint development projects.

The Group Executive Team usually meets once a month. The President & CEO appoints the Secretary of the Executive Management Team. The President & CEO is responsible for the decisions made by the Group Executive Team, and its members are responsible for implementing the decisions in their areas of responsibility.

The members of the Group Executive Team are appointed by the Board of Directors on the proposal of the President & CEO.

Jussi Holopainen

President & CEO since 1 January 2013

b. 1977

SHAREHOLDING: 164,500 shares directly, and  2,253,072 shares indirectly through MBÅ Invest Oy, an entity in which he exercises influence

EDUCATION: BBA (business administration and management)

MBÅ Invest Oy, Board member
Suomi Teline Oy, Board member
KT-Shelter Oy, Chair of the Board
Yrittäjien Voima Oy, Chair of the Board
Finnuclear ry, Board member

Jussi has been the President & CEO of Enersense International Plc since 2013. Previously, he worked at Enersense as a sales director and vice president. He has years of experience in business management in Finland and international environments.

Mikko Jaskari

CFO since 2 August 2021

b. 1969


EDUCATION: MSc (Industrial Management)

Mikko has acted in several managerial positions related to finance, for example in the IT, construction and telecommunications industries. He has extensive experience working with growth companies, financial arrangements as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Tommi Manninen

SVP, Communications and Public Affairs, since 1 February 2021

b. 1971

SHAREHOLDING: 1,221 shares

EDUCATION: Master of Social Sciences

Tommi has extensive experience in the field of media and communications. He transferred to Enersense from Kreab, a communications agency where he served as a content manager responsible for many major accounts in the energy and data communications sectors, for example. Before that, Tommi worked as a journalist and producer for 23 years for the news and current affairs department of MTV and for Kauppalehti and Helsingin Sanomat, among other media outlets. His areas of responsibility include communications, marketing and community relations.

Johanna Nurkkala

SVP, Legal, since 14 August 2020

b. 1987


EDUCATION: Master of Laws

Johanna has been the senior vice president of legal affairs at Enersense since August 2020. Johanna has broad and diverse experience in different areas of corporate law. Before starting in her current position, Johanna was the senior legal counsel at Empower Group and worked in legal affairs at Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd and DLA Piper Finland Attorneys Ltd. Johanna graduated with a Master of Laws from the University of Helsinki, and she has also studied contract and corporate law at the University of Sheffield in the UK.

Hanna Reijonen

SVP, HR, since 6 September 2021

b. 1973


EDUCATION: Master of Economics and Business Administration

Hanna has an extensive experience from several HR management positions in international technology and service business companies. Hanna has previously worked as a Senior Vice President, HR of Posti Group Plc in 2018-2021. Prior to that she held HR management positions at Tieto, Ericsson and Accenture.


Jaakko Leivo

EVP, Smart Industry, since 14 August 2020

b. 1981

SHAREHOLDING: 2,442 shares directly, and  2,253,072 shares indirectly through MBÅ Invest Oy, an entity in which he exercises influence

EDUCATION: BSc (electrical engineering)

Jaakko has comprehensive and diverse experience in different stages of steel structure production and surface treatment. Jaakko worked for more than ten years at Technip Offshore Finland, with responsibilities ranging from the production of small and larger systems all the way to production management. At Enersense, Jaakko started as the COO of Enersense Works Oy, after which he was the CEO of Enersense Works Oy and Enersense Painting Oy.

Juha Silvola

EVP, Power, since 14 August 2020
Acting EVP, Connectivity, since 16 September 2021

b. 1972

SHAREHOLDING: 12,210 shares

EDUCATION: MSc (manufacturing technology)

Juha has been the executive vice president of Power since March 2019. Previously, he worked as vice president and head of unit at Empower PN Oy. Juha has also been the CEO of Suomen Maastorakentajat Oy and worked in managerial positions in marketing, R&D, and production development at Polar Electro Oy. Juha has extensive experience in developing business operations and improving profitability.

Margus Veensalu, Juhatuse esimees.

Margus Veensalu

EVP, International Operations, since 14 August 2020

b. 1968

SHAREHOLDING: 610 shares

EDUCATION: BSc (mechanical engineering), BBA

Margus started his career working in several specialist and managerial positions at the Estonian Privatisation Agency. For the past 23 years, he has worked in various managerial positions at Empower. His recent work and business experience is related to Estonian Railways and the healthcare and tourism sectors.