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, Jaakko Pehkonen, Chair of OP Cooperative’s Board of Directors and Katja Keitaanniemi, CEO of OP Corporate Bank.

The Board also includes six external members: Professor Markus Granlund, Director Jaakko Kiander, Rector Jukka Kola, Professor Pirjo Laaksonen, Rector Jukka Mönkkönen and Professor Matti Suominen.

The Board has appointed two committees, the Scientific Committee and the Economic Committee.