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

The OP 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.

The Board also includes six external members: Under-Secretary of State Elina Pylkkänen, CEO Jaakko Kiander, Rector Jukka Kola, Rector Jukka Mönkkönen, Professor Markku Sotarauta and Professor Matti Suominen.

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