SEKES – Association of Finnish Development Companies

Members

SEKES’s membership is comprised of 47 development companies, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities and the Federation Of Finnish Enterprises. In addition, SEKES and the European Association of Economic Development Agencies (EURADA) have reciprocal association membership.

Organisation and office

SEKES operations are organised through active member and network activities. In the TeamFinland building on Porkkalankatu 1 in the Ruoholahti district of Helsinki, the resources of the SEKES office consist of the executive director’s work contribution and outsourcing services.

Teams

Operating Environment Team: Anticipates, interprets and takes a stand on any changes that may affect development companies.

Internationalisation Team: Seeks opportunities for international activities and collaboration.

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of the representatives of the member organisations.

Board of Directors 2018

Martti Husu, Kouvola Innovation Oy, (Chairman of the Board)

Ulla Haggren, the Development Company of the Jämsä Region, Jämsek Oy

Kimmo Heikka, Digipolis – Kemi Technology Park

Minna Heikkinen, Pielinen Karelia Development Center Ltd PIKES

Jari Hentilä, Naturpolis Ltd – Nordic Business Center

Juha Kauppinen, Mikkeli Development Miksei Ltd

Pekka Nuutinen, Joensuu Regional Development Company JOSEK Ltd

Elina Pekkarinen, Keuke Development Centre Ltd. Helsinki Region North

Jarl Sundqvist, Jakobstad Region Development Company Concordia Ltd

Antti Toivanen, Kainuun Etu Ltd

Expert members

Jarkko Huovinen, the Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities

Susanna Kallama, the Federation Of Finnish Enterprises

Secretary

Jaakko Helenius, SEKES

What is SEKES?

SEKES – the Association of Finnish Development Companies is comprised of the development companies owned by various cities and municipalities all over Finland.

The SEKES network plays a vital role in strengthening the competitiveness of enterprises and regional vitality.

SEKES

Suomen Elinkeino- ja Kehitysyhtiöt SEKES ry
Porkkalankatu 1
00180 Helsinki
phone
0800 123 456 7890

Contact

Executive Director
Jaakko Helenius
0500 498 020
jaakko.helenius@sekes.fi

Eurada