Members of the Management Team

Niko Pulli

  • M.Sc., MBA., born in 1973
  • Chief Executive Officer

Niko Pulli has worked for Technopolis since 2015, and his previous positions in the Group have been the Chief Services Officer and the Chief Operating Officer. Previously, he has worked for Corbel as Vice President and Partner, and for Citycon Plc as Business Development Director. He has also worked in various roles for Suomen Lähikauppa and Tradeka.

Risto Kivisilta

  • BBA, born in 1978
  • Chief Technology Officer

Risto Kivisilta has worked for Technopolis since 2017. Previously he has worked in various development, technology, and digitalization positions at Telia Company and TeliaSonera. He is also responsible for information security and acting as Privacy coordinator for Technopolis.

Kari Kokkonen

  • M.Sc., born 1963
  • Chief Real Estate Officer, responsible also for Technopolis concept development

Kari Kokkonen has worked for Technopolis since 2008. Previously he worked for Saraco D & M Ltd as a partner and a consultant. He has also worked at NCC with development projects and demanding building projects.

Joonas Mäkipeska

  • M.Sc. (Econ), born in 1978
  • Chief Financial and Strategy Officer

Joonas Mäkipeska joined Technopolis in August 2023. Mäkipeska has an extensive and versatile background in various financial leadership roles and previously Mäkipeska has worked as the CFO of Holiday Club Resorts, Sponda and ALD Automotive.

Outi Raekivi

  • LL.M., eMBA, Certified Property Manager, born 1968
  • Chief Legal Officer

Outi Raekivi has worked for Technopolis since 2011 and is responsible for Group Legal Affairs, as well as the Group HR. Previously, she has worked as Director, Legal Affairs at Citycon Plc and in various legal affairs positions at Nordea Group’s real estate functions. She is a member of the Advisory Board of RAKLI.


According to the Articles of Association, Technopolis has a CEO appointed by the Board of Directors. The Board also decides on the CEO’s salary and other benefits and annually sets operational and financial targets for the CEO. The CEO shall take care of the company’s routine administration in accordance with the Companies Act, the Articles of Association and other rules and instructions from the Board. However, the CEO is not responsible for matters belonging to the Chairman of the Board.

The CEO is responsible for the accounts of the company being in compliance with the law, that its financial affairs have been arranged in a reliable manner, and for practical arrangements relating to internal control. The CEO is also responsible for executing Board decisions within the limits of the investment policy approved by the Board and for other administration of the company’s assets in accordance with the Board’s instructions. The CEO may engage in matters which, considering the field of activities of the company, are unusual and far-reaching only if authorized by the Board. The CEO shall report to the Board on all matters significant to the company and its operations.

Group Management Team

The company has a Management Team that assists the CEO. Members of the Management Team are appointed by the Board of Directors by proposal of the CEO. The Management Team prepares necessary draft resolutions for the Board on company strategy, development and investments and executes the decisions within the organization accordingly. The Management Team also handles, among other things, matters relating to the company´s personnel policy and public relations.

Last updated 18.6.2024